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Re: Suggestions

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 07 May 2009 18:08:02 +0200

Simon Large wrote:
> 2009/5/6 garry <gstar42_at_gmail.com>:
>> This is a great product! However, I have some suggestions that might
>> make it a bit easier to use:
>>
>> 1. Provide a setting/option to let me skip the results of an operation
>> (commit, etc.) if everything was successful. If ANY warnings/errors
>> are generated, this would not apply. If it went ok, don't make me
>> close the dialog - just make it go away.
>
> Settings->Dialogs1->Autoclose
>
>> 2. The Recent Messages button (during commit) could be changed to a
>> combo or at least the new window should open right there so you don't
>> have to move your mouse to select a message. It would also be great if
>> you had a second button that said something like 'Use Last Message' so
>> committing many files in different folders, all with the same message,
>> was easier.
>
> You're not the first person to request this. I think we may have had a
> combo box previously and I can't remember now why it changed.

Why it was changed:
it's not easy to read a message in a combobox, and the combobox needs to
be very wide for it to be useful at all for this.

> I'm not sure if there is room for a second button (there are other
> things like the issue number edit box which are normally hidden), but
> there might be.

Committing several times with the same log message is not good practice.
Either commit all those in one commit (if they belong together - this is
SVN, not CVS where each file is committed individually), or choose
different log messages - otherwise if you use the same log message for
everything, they don't make much sense.
So: no, TSVN will not change and provide an easy button to do this: we
don't make it easy to do bad practices.

Stefan

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