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Re: Advanced Diff settings can't be Restored to defaults correctly

From: Stain Lessstill <stainlessstill_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 12:24:56 +0400

I'm currently using TortoiseSVN 1.7.3 but that issue was in some previous
version too.

On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Stain Lessstill
<stainlessstill_at_gmail.com>wrote:

> Restoring to defaults external diff viewer advanced settings leads to
> malfunction.
> In a nutshell pressing "Restore defaults" in Advanced external Diff viewer
> settings restores default extensions without a leading period ('.') that
> can be seen thru the registry.
>
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1. Settings -> External Programs -> Diff Viewer -> Advanced...
> 2. Remove all entries (extensions and command lines)
> 3. Press "Restore defaults"
> 4. Try to diff Microsoft Word file (.doc) from the Log
> 5. No Word with three-way comparison would be launched - only default Diff
> viewer would be launched complaining that it can't diff binary files
>
> Ways to fix it:
> 1. Press "Edit" for each "default" entry and save it immediately (you see
> periods '.' prepended to each extension until you close the settings window)
> OR
> 2. In the registry HKCU\Software\TortoiseSVN\DiffTools prefix periods '.'
> to "default" extensions manually.
>
> Is it worth an issue to be fixed?
> Thank you.
>
>

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