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Re: Feature request for handling externals in repro browser

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 20:38:59 +0200

On 17.04.2012 15:37, Timo Stripf wrote:
> Hi all,
> i really like the new TortoiseSVN version showing the externals within the repro browser. I think with some small extension the usability of that feature could be further increased.
> 1. Delete of externals directory
> I used accidently the delete command on an external directory within the repro browser and was surprised that the target directory and not the external link was deleted.
> I think at least a warning dialog should be shown. Instead of a warning dialog, a selection dialog to decide whether to delete the link or target directory would further increase the usability.
> 2. Move/Copy of externals directory
> For moving externals directories it would be also nice to have the choice to either move/copy the directory or the external link.
> 3. Context menu of externals directory
> Within the context menu of an externals directory it would be nice to have an option to turn the externals reference into a directory copy. So that the repro browse would first remove the related externals property entry and afterwards copy the old externals target to the current directory.
> 4. Creating externals links/references
> The creation of externals links/references could be improved by providing an additional entry, e.g. "Copy to (external link) ...", within the context menu of directory. Additionally, a special key combination for directory drag& drop would be nice.
> So that are just a bunch of ideas for improving the repro browser. Keep up the great work.



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