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Re: Drop-down list auto-complete

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-06-18 18:48:40 CEST

On 18/06/07, Reggie Big Monkey <reggiebigmonkey@gmail.com> wrote:
> The drop-down list of recent URLs displayed whenever doing a checkout,
> export, repo-browser, etc. has a nice auto-complete feature, which turned
> into a problem for some of our users.
>
> Context: We recently applied more restrictive user rights, and since SVN
> server-side user rights management is case sensitive, some users have had to
> redo proper checkouts (with proper repository names, capital-wise).
>
> Now the problem: If you type in, say,
> http://123.123.123.123/svn/MYREPO into the drop-down list,
> it stays there in the list as an available "auto-complete item" for further
> checkouts or operations. Now, let's say you type in
> http://123.123.123.123/svn/myrepo into the drop-down list,
> it auto-selects the capital version (MYREPO)! If you type it in again (some
> time twice or thrice), it will finally accept the new input (in small
> letters). So the users have to visually check everytime they do their
> checkouts, because the checkout will work if the letter-case is incorrect
> (read rights seem to be case-insensitive) but when they will try to commit,
> it will inevitably fail (and then they loose time fixing their local
> folders).
>
> I just thought I would report the issue, I don't expect any fix on this
> since it's just a bit annoying, nothing critical.
>
> Thanks!

You can clear the saved URLs from the settings dialog.

Simon

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