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Re: Feature Request: Show which properties have changed in commit / check for modifications

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 08:20:57 +0200

On 06.08.2009 01:06, Thomas S. Trias wrote:
> It would be extremely helpful to be able to see the list of
> properties that have changed for an item in the commit and check for
> modifications dialog boxes; it would also be nice to be able to
> filter those changes (especially mergeinfo), but I know that that
> feature is already being bandied about for SVN development.
> My initial thought was to add multi-line information for the property
> status with the list of changed properties, since most scenarios
> would not involve modifying a large number of properties; of course,
> the minute one makes that assumption, someone else will object to the
> amount of screen real estate consumed. An alternative would be to
> expand the display with additional columns for each property name
> with a modification in the result set that would contain status
> information (e.g. modified, normal, added, deleted, etc.). In either
> case, double-clicking on a particular property name would give a diff
> of the relevant property (instead of performing a diff for the text
> and each property).
> I realize that this is a non-trivial feature, so it would be nice to
> know if others are clamoring for similar functionality, or whether we
> should bite the bullet and try to add it ourselves.
> Also, as far as I can see, this requires a fair amount of interaction
> with the WC (do we need to extend this idea to remote status?), so
> that might motivate the SVN devs to make property handling an easier
> task.

In the Check-For-Modifications (CfM) dialog, check the checkbox "Show
properties". Then right-click on the column header, and choose the
property you need from the context menu (the properties are shown at the
bottom of the menu, after a separator).


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