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Re: Feature request re. context menu

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 21:41:37 +0200

On 31.03.2010 16:45, e.sand+tortoisesvn_at_elisand.com wrote:
> I like to keep things on my system very neat and tidy, and after
> doing a fresh install of Windows 7 recently, I had a thought
> regarding the context menu display - though I don't know how
> far-fetched my idea may be (I think it's highly dependent on whether
> or not Windows has the ability to do this).
> I have noticed that the context menu seems to be displayed almost
> everywhere when you right click - even when you're just right
> clicking on the desktop (and I've already disabled/enabled all of the
> available settings to have it show up in as few places as possible).
> I was wondering if it would be possible to add a configurable setting
> that would allow you to display the context menu only on objects
> (folders) which are either already versioned, or are (empty) folders
> (makes sense for committing to a new folder; doesn't really make
> sense to show it if you don't have an object selected). This would
> get rid of the context menu when clicking on things like the desktop,
> etc... I know you can configure paths to have the menu not
> displayed, however doing something like that can be quite cumbersome
> (especially when I only want it to show on existing SVN'd objects, or
> a new, empty folder that I want to check-out in to).
> If that is perhaps not possible, a configuration option to have it
> not display the "TortoiseSVN" sub-context menu category everywhere
> would be an idea. In the options for Cascaded Context Menu where you
> can pick the options that will be context-sensitive, I wouldn't mind
> enabling some of those and have it only show those rather than
> additionally always showing the TortoiseSVN menu. Basically, a bit
> more control over how and where the context menu is displayed would
> be extremely appreciated!
> Hopefully my idea makes some sense and can be added to your feature
> request list.

With a nightly build from trunk, you can configure an list of paths
where not to show the context menu entries.


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