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RE: [Request] Dialog closing automatically, except when it has been interacted with

From: Peter Mounce <pmounce_at_narrowstep.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 14:44:42 +0000 (UTC)

> Maybe it would be simpler to simply add a checkbox in the window
> itself that lets the user temporarily disable or enable the auto-close
> feature. It could also be directly linked to the existing setting.
> That way, the intent of the user is clear, and the software wouldn't
> be incorrectly assuming that the user wants to keep the window open,
> just because they moved it out of the way.

Maybe. Except that for LAN operations, the dialog is there long enough to
notice I want to look at something, but not long enough for me to click on
something the size of a checkbox.

 
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: news [mailto:news_at_ger.gmane.org] On
>> Behalf Of Peter Mounce
>> Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2008 4:49 AM
>> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
>> Subject: [Request] Dialog closing automatically, except when it has
>> been
>> interacted with
>> Hi there
>>
>> I'm using TSVN 1.5 rc2.
>>
>> For dialog-closing, I have the option set to "auto-close if no
>> merges,
>> adds,
>> or deletes".
>> Sometimes, when I watch the dialog processing, I will scroll it or
>> resize
>> it to get a better look. However, if it finishes its operation while
>> I'm
>> looking, it still auto-close. Please could it note that an
>> interaction
>> has
>> occurred, and not auto-close in that case? Usually if I've
>> interacted
>> with
>> it, I wanted to read something that I saw scroll by; it's usually
>> convenient
>> then to be able to keep the dialog open for reference.
>> Regards
>> Pete
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