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Re: Show single file historysub

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-29 21:58:04 CEST

Jeff Pierson wrote:
> Showing a single files history is sometimes difficult because the file
> list is sometimes to large for a single revision. Our company performs
> large merges of external source code into our subversion repository so
> the history on our trunk consists of many revisions where the file list
> is in excess of 1000 files. When browsing through the log using
> TortoiseSVN it is sometimes difficult to spot the single selected file
> of which the history is being viewed.
>
> Currently the fact that these items show up in blue does help somewhat
> for small numbers of files but when the file list is larger than 1000
> files it's still difficult to quickly peruse through the many log
> entries to see the changes on the file. I'm thinking that there has to
> be a more convenient way to distinguish these files. One idea would be
> to have a check box to hide the other noise when searching the log for a
> specific file or when viewing history for a specific file. Another
> option may be to allow some kind of find-as-you-type feature to the file
> list in the log however that would probably not be as useful because of
> the size and complexity of the average file path. Whatever the solution
> is though any improvement would be appreciated.

The checkbox at the bottom "hide unrelated paths" is a three-state
checkbox. The default is to not hide those paths but color them
differently. If you click again on that checkbox, all paths are shown,
if you click again (to completely uncheck it), then all unrelated paths
are actually hidden (i.e., not shown at all).

Stefan

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