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Re: "Browse For Folder" dialog box ambiguity while checking out from Repo Browser

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-23 22:49:31 CEST

Fitzgerald, Joe wrote:
> To see the ambiguity follow these steps:
> 1) Start the Repository Browser
> 2) Right click a folder in the repository, select checkout
> 3) Click the ellipsis button associated with Checkout Directory:
> 4) From within the "Browse For Folder" dialog box that has now popped
> up, navigate to a convienent place, e.g. C:\
> 5) Click the "Make New Folder" button. "New Folder" is created in the
> tree structure, and is higlighted and ready for me to type my new folder
> name. Great. I type "blarg <Enter>"
> Here is the ambiguity: I am now confronted with a dialog box that has
> "blarg" highlighted in the folder tree, but says "Folder: New Folder"
> immediately above the OK button. Looking at this I am not sure what
> pressing OK will try to do - send data to the now non-existant "New
> Folder" or to "blarg" like I just asked.
> Recommendation: Update the edit box text once the file name has been
> changed. Better yet, change the edit box to a label, since it seems to
> ignore anything you type into it anyway. Keep it updated to make sure
> it is consistent with the tree view.

You have to take this to Microsoft. It's the standard browse-for-folder
dialog we're using there.


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