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Re: Rev graph hide cross lines

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 May 2011 09:11:35 +0100

On 27 May 2011 08:15, Hans-Emil Skogh <Hans-Emil.Skogh_at_tritech.se> wrote:
>>>> Why do we have the option to reduce cross lines? Is there any reason
>>>> you would ever NOT want that selected? Could we just enable it
>>>> permanently and get rid of the option?
>> The major difference is that the graphs tend to occupy
>> more space with the option enabled. So, we may remove
>> the option and default to "on" but will lose some overview
>> in certain cases.
>
> Maybe we should invert the option and change the wording on the option to "Allow crossing lines" and the alt text to "Make the graph more compact by allowing lines to cross revision numbers". It should then be off by default. I think this would make more sense. I have also wondered why the option is there since the current wording makes it seem like it would have a negative impact to disable the option.

+1

The reasons not to use this option seem pretty unusual. I would also
suggest to remove the toolbar icon for this option and just leave it
in the view menu. I never could make out what that icon picture is ;-)

Simon

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