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RE: TSVN display columns by default in Windows Explorer?

From: <Tim.Williams_at_ucb.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 16:56:51 -0400

Andy wrote: "Note that in Vista and later, MS has removed this ability entirely."

Oh no! Are you saying these columns will not be available at all in Vista and later releases of the Windows-based OS? We rely on svn:externals so viewing the SVN short URL is a quick way for programmers to see the source of the external code. Its a real shame if we will lose that capability. Sure we can view the properties of the folder but having a more obvious display is very dersirable.

Tim

-----Original Message-----
From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2010 11:40 AM
To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: Re: TSVN display columns by default in Windows Explorer?

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 11:33, <Tim.Williams_at_ucb.com> wrote:
> Hello TSVN users,
>
> We will soon deploy TSVN 1.6.6 on a series a farm of Citrix Servers
> running Windows Server 2003. We want the following fields to display
> by default in the Windows Explorer "Details" view when in a version
> controlled
> structure:
>
> SVN Revision
> SVN short URL
> SVN Status
> SVN Author
> SVN Local lock owner
>
> Where is this configuration preference stored for users? Is it a
> registry change or something that can be set in the "All Users"
> profile so staff logging on to the server for the first time would
> receive these settings by default? We are trying to avoid having staff select the fields themselves.

It is in the registry, just like most any other Windows view customization. It may be settable in HKLM but it'll likely be overridden by HKCU.

Local lock owner should always be the user who "owns" the WC, unless you're sharing a WC between users, which is an anti-best-practice. So adding this column, in a correctly configured environment, would be redundant - the icon overlay will indicate lock status, and the user should know that it's their lock because it's their WC. The only exception would be a situation where one user might have multiple sets of credentials for the same area of the repository.

IIRC, Tortoise doesn't actually "create" columns that can be selected for view, but rather hijacks existing ones. In non-WC directories, those columns have different headers. And always remember that these columns only show the information as of the last update - so they can quickly become out of date if your users aren't running SVN Update.

Note that in Vista and later, MS has removed this ability entirely.

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