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Re: Dialog titles

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 19:06:25 +0200

On 16.05.2011 16:02, Hans-Emil Skogh wrote:
>>> I like the new window titles. However, the change makes it pretty
>>> difficult for me to find the correct window with the default
>>> settings. I typically will have multiple windows open for the
>>> same WC, for example "Check for Modifications" and "Log Message".
>>> These windows now become totally undistinguishable on my XP
>>> taskbar.
>> Settings->Advanced->dialogtitles - set it to 1.
>
> Yeah. I noticed that setting. That's why I wrote "with default
> settings". :-)
>
> I like the title change putting the paths first, and would like to
> keep it that way. But it would be very nice to be able to
> differentiate between the different windows directly. (This goes for
> alt tab as well, where I sometimes have quite many generic tortoises
> present. :-) )
>
>>> I would suggest changing the icon for the individual windows from
>>> the generic tortoise icon to an icon that the identifies the
>>> purpose of the window.. I would propose using the same icon that
>>> is shown in the context for the item used to open the window.
>>> This would make it much easier to distinguish the different
>>> windows.
>
> I still think this is a good idea. Any particular reason not to do
> it?

at least on Win7, the taskbar will show the icon for the first dialog.
All other dialogs will still have their own icon in the dialog, but the
taskbar only shows the icon of the first dialog (with the others
'behind' it).
and those icons don't really tell "this is a TSVN window".

Stefan

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