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Re: BUG?: can't turn off overlay icons? [1.5.0.13316]

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 08:06:19 +0200

Stefan Boumans wrote:
> Hello,
>
> (How) can I turn off the overlay icons in (or from) version 1.5.0.13316?
>
> A simple search in the archives didn't find any previous report about
> this. I may be mistaken.
>
> TortoiseSVN 1.5.0, Build 13316 - 32 Bit , 2008/06/21 07:55:29
> Subversion 1.5.0,
> apr 1.2.12
> apr-utils 1.2.12
> berkeley db 4.4.20
> neon 0.28.2
> OpenSSL 0.9.8g 19 Oct 2007
> zlib 1.2.3
>
> I haven't installed a/the new version yet.
>
> The previous version of TortoiseSVN I used was installed from the
> TortoiseSVN-1.4.8.12137-win32-svn-1.4.6.msi.
> I had just turned off the showing of overlay icons (in Windows Explorer
> and I believe any other dialog they may appear in).
>
> I recently installed from the TortoiseSVN-1.5.0.13316-win32-svn-1.5.0.msi.
> The overlay icons re-appeared in Windows Explorer, showing only the
> green OK (updated) check mark for all folders.
>
> I tried everything to get rid of them, but didn't succeed, so now I ask
> you experts.
> Currently, I have set showing of the overlay icons for no drives at all.
> But it really doesn't seem to matter what I check or uncheck: the
> overlay icons keep getting shown.
>
> Is there something or some option I oversee?
>
> Also, I find the "Show overlay icons and context menu only in explorer"
> option (description) a little confusing.
> It makes me wonder if I (would) have to check or uncheck this option
> when I do not want to see any overlay icons at all.

TSVN 1.5 can show an overlay to mark a folder as versioned. It's better
than no overlays at all, but doesn't do excessive status checks (all it
does is check for an .svn folder).
You can turn this of in the settings dialog:
settings->icon overlays->"show excluded folders as normal"

Stefan

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Received on 2008-07-30 08:06:38 CEST

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