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Re: Dialog titles

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 17:31:15 +0100

On 14 May 2011 10:02, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> (was: Re: Repo browser labelling on the task bar)
>
>
> We've had discussions about this before:
> http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=757&dsMessageId=682612
> http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=757&dsMessageId=960408
>
> I think it's time to find a solution for all dialogs once and for all.
>
> Here's my proposal:
>
> all dialog titles should have the format:
> path/url - dialog
> with path/url shortened to about 20 chars so the whole title fits into
> the tooltip on the taskbar.
>
> Reason:
> users can have many TSVN dialogs open at the same time, and also
> multiple dialogs of the same type (e.g., log dialogs). What
> distinguishes them is the path/url for which they were started, so that
> info should be first.
>
> I know some people prefer the format:
> dialog - path/url
>
> So what will it be?
> Please vote and also explain why you vote that way.

It is also the case that you can multiple different dialogs open for
the same path/URL (e.g. log, repo browser, commit), and Win 7 groups
them together the same way as it does if you have multiple dialogs
with different URLs.

I don't think there is a right and wrong way. It should be consistent
for all dialogs, and shortening the URL will help too. I would suggest
a registry setting to choose "path - dialog" or "dialog - path" but I
can guess what you will say ;-)

Simon

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