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Re: ppt files are shown as modified on open-close

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 15:32:23 -0400

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 15:27, Shrinivasan <tshrinivasan_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a very weired issue with tortoisesvn and MS Powerpoint files.
>
> I have upgraded toitoisesvn to 1.5.3
> I have MS Office 2003.
>
> We use subversion to store all our presentations.
>
> Now, I do a simple open-close of a ppt file.
> I dont change anything.
> simply read it and close it
>
> But, TortoiseSVN marks it in red and status shows as "modified".
>
> Why this is happening?
>
> help me to solve this.

Powerpoint is doing something to the file to make it appear as changed
to Subversion. Probably an internal "last opened by" timestamp which
causes the file's checksum to change.

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