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

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 16:07:26 +0100

2008/6/5 Peter Mounce <pmounce_at_narrowstep.com>:
>> 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.

If you need to look at the progress dialog to notice things that might
subsequently disappear on auto-close, then you have selected the wrong
level of auto-close :-)

Simon

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