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Re: Feature request: unified diff for multiple files

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 00:06:56 +0000

On 17 January 2011 18:36, Ulrich Eckhardt
<ulrich.eckhardt_at_dominolaser.com> wrote:
> On Monday 17 January 2011, Stefan Küng wrote:
>> On 17.01.2011 17:56, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
>> > In the commit dialog, I can view the changes to a single file in unified
>> > diff format, but not for multiple files. Could that be changed? I know
>> > that I can create a patch, save that to a file, open the file with TSVN's
>> > viewer, but that is rather cumbersome.
>> >
>> > Alternatively or in addition, could you add an option to preview a patch
>> > in the according associated viewer? That would also help a lot.
>>
>> With a nightly build, you can select "create patch" and then just hit
>> the "save to clipboard" button in the "save as" dialog. That will copy
>> the patch to the clipboard and also immediately open TortoiseUDiff with
>> the patch for viewing.
>>
>> Would that be enough?
>
> Yes, that would provide a quick way to look at the unified diffs so I would
> happily work with that. However, what if I only want to look at the patch,
> not copy it to the clipboard? If I'm looking for a way to just look at it, I
> would not think of copying it to the clipboard.

How about "Save to clipboard & view"

> Also, unless you changed that too, the behaviour still differs when you have a
> single selection instead of multiple selections.

Simon

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