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Re: Request for Enhancement: Shorten paths in progress dialog

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-27 15:11:04 CEST

On 3/27/06, Dominik Herrmann <d.herrmann@exoneon.de> wrote:

> I am a frequent user of TSVN and have a feature request:
>
> If I use SVN update, SVN commit, ... the progress dialog shows up. It
> displays all the files being processed. So far so good.
>
> The only problem is that in Windows paths tend to get rather long
> (C:\Documents and Settings\User\My Documents\Projects\Customer A\Project
> 1\path\to\file.pl). So I have have to increase the width of this window
> manually every time in order to see the filenames.
>
> This problem will be resolved if the pathnames were shortened in a
> "smart" way like that:
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\User\My Documents\Projects\Customer A\Project
> 1\path\to\file.pl
>
> becomes
>
> C:\Documents...\to\file.pl
>
> It would be grat if you could integrate this feature in a future version
> of TSVN.

No, sorry.
The progress dialog is showing the full paths for a reason! That's the
dialog where you can check which files/folders got
modified/changed/.... If you just had shortened paths, you coulnd't be
sure which paths really got modified - a shortened path is not unique.

Stefan

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