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Re: Export folder dialog

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2011 20:16:56 +0100

On 07.12.2011 19:16, Gerald Britton wrote:
>> On 07.12.2011 15:30, Gerald Britton wrote:
>>> Summary of problem:
>>>
>>> 1. Create a new folder on a network drive
>>> 2. Map an available drive letter to the folder created in step 1. Let's say we use "X:".
>>> 3. From a Windows explorer session, right click on a working copy
>>> 4. From TortoiseSVN's context menu, choose Export
>>> 5. In the dialog that appears, type X:foo in the field to the right of the label "Folder".
>>
>> On Win7, you can't close the dialog with OK with such a path, because it
>> shows an error dialog that this path does not exist.
>
> OK -- Something to look out for if/when I get to Win7
>
>> On XP, you can close the dialog but it behaves as if you did not specify
>> a valid path, i.e. no path is returned.
>
> Interesting! So, no export action and no error message when clicking OK in this case?

No. I think an error message would be good - I'll change that.

>>> 6. Click OK
>>>
>>> If your experience is like mine, the dialog closes immediately and nothing appears in mapped drive X:
>>>
>>> 7. Retry, but type X:\foo at step 5.
>>>
>>> If your experience is like mine, the dialog closes immediately and nothing appears in mapped drive X:\
>>
>> This works fine on both XP and Win7 for me.
>> Of course only if X:\foo actually exists.
>
> OK, so what if it doesn't exist? I see that I cannot click Make New Folder. I get the error "You cannot create a folder here. Choose a different location." even though I specified the location (X:\foo)

To create a new folder, you have to actually browse to the location
where you want to create it. Just entering a path doesn't browse there.

Stefan

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