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Re: Red exclamation points

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-07-12 23:56:22 CEST

Bruce Webber wrote:
> --Simon Large <simon@skirridsystems.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> Chris wrote:
>>> We've installed subversion & tortoise and it seems to be working ok. The
>>> documentation is voluminous, though, and it's a bit hard to find things.
>>
>> That's the first time I've heard anyone complain that there is too much
>> documentation ;-)
>>
>>> What, exactly, is the red exclamation point telling me?
>>
>> Manual->Daily Use Guide->Getting Status Information
>>
>>> How do I get rid of it?
>>
>> Daily Use Guide->TortoiseSVN's Settings->Icon Overlay Settings.
>> Uncheck all drive types if you do not want any overlays showing at all.
>>
>> But if you don't want the GUI why install a GUI client?
>>
>> Simon
>
> Perhaps Chris' question is more fundamental.
>
> Chris: the exclamation point indicates that the file in the working copy
> has been modified since the working copy was checked out or since the
> last commit. To "get rid of" the exclamation point you will need to
> commit the file. (If this indeed answers your question, I highly
> recommend taking the time to read through the TortioseSVN documentation,
> which is excellent.)

Thanks Bruce, I missed that interpretation.

Continuing in the same vein, after you have committed the changes you
may need to hit F5 to refresh the explorer view.

Simon

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