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Re: Option to display diff directly in commit window

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-09 19:06:15 CEST

David Fraser wrote:
> Hi there
> This is a feature request for the already-great TortoiseSVN :-)
> I would like to be able to see a diff of the files I am committing
> directly within the commit window. This is a way to reduce workflow:

How about a doubleclick on the file to diff?

> basically my normal procedure of committing means I have to rightclick
> and diff each file individually in the commit window.
> I do this to make sure of the changes I have made, and to be able to
> comment on them effectively. It would great to see this info directly in
> the commit window while typing the message.

A whole diff? You know that a diff can be really big? And you want that
in the commit window text box?

> An alternative or extra feature request would be to be able to see at
> least a unified diff on a whole folder rather than just an individual file.

Most people are not really comfortable with unified diffs. And depending
on the changes you made, those can get really, really big.


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Received on Wed May 9 19:06:28 2007

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