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Re: Dialog titles

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 May 2011 11:21:35 +0200

On 14.05.2011 18:31, Simon Large wrote:
> 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 ;-)

Ok, so now the format is:
url/path (shortened) - dialog title - TortoiseSVN
and can be changed to
dialog title - url/path (shortened) - TortoiseSVN
in the settings dialog, advanced page (read the docs on the settings
values).

Stefan

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