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Re: Feature request: "Copy URL to Clipboard" in main context menu

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 19:13:36 -0400

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 19:08, Spear, Aaron <aaron_spear_at_mentor.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Newby post here, I tried to do my due diligence in searching the Google
> group and it looks like no one has asked for this.
>
> Background:
> Internally my company uses svn for all SCM needs, setup with the apache
> integration. In our repos we do of course have code but also all sorts
> of documentation and spec's that are Word documents which are updated
> frequently. To keep from having 100 copies of versions of the same old
> document around and to keep from filling my Outlook database, I just
> send people URL's to the head of the document in the repo. Everyone is
> happy, it is a killer feature.
>
> So, I find that I am constantly right clicking on a file in Explorer,
> clicking TortoiseSVN > Repo Browser, going up to the URL box selecting
> it and hitting CTRL+C to copy it to the clipboard. (btw the latest
> version seems to have changed this so that the URL displayed is the
> containing folder and not the file, why?)
>
> I think it would be GREAT if I could optionally, as one of those
> configurable extra context menu options, have a "Copy URL to clipboard"
> that would simply copy the URL of the version controlled folder/file to
> the clipboard as text. That is it. It would give me back an extra
> minute a day and make others lives better too I would imagine.

Right-click the file in Explorer, hit Properties, switch to the
Subversion tab. The URL will be pre-selected, all you have to do is
hit CTRL-C.

It's not exactly what you're asking for but it's a lot quicker than
what you're doing now.

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Received on 2008-08-28 01:13:45 CEST

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