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Re: RFE: hyperlinks in commit dialog

From: Lübbe Onken <luebbe.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 15:08:52 +0200

Hi Stefan,

you wrote:

>> Ok, can you maybe draw something to show me how you want the progress
> >> dialog to look like?
> >
> >
> > Something like the attached screenshot. Basically two panels, one for the
> > list one for the error message with a splitter between them. Splitter &
> > error panel only visible in case of an error.
>
> Don't take this the wrong way, but that's ugly.
>

Since I'm talking about a functional/behavioural change in the progress
dialog, I consider this statement as not made. You didn't seriously expect
an Aero dialog with perfectly aligned controls and eye soothing colours as a
mockup, did you?

And changing the size of a dialog without user interaction is bad UI
> design (could cause epileptic episodes in some people - only joking a
> little bit here...), which we had to do in case of an error since the
> bigger part of the dialog would be hidden unless an error occurs.
>

Who or what is changing the size of the dialog? The dialogs size would
remain the same. True, if an error occurs, the lower part of the dialog
would turn into a panel with text instead of a listbox. If you consider this
too "jumpy", so be it. A good default proportion between list and error
panel would have to be determined, but that's why I suggest the splitter in
between.

Cheers
- Lübbe

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