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Re: Right-clicking on files ceases to function in Commit dialog on occasion

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2012 10:12:48 +0200

On 28.06.2012 18:39, Ben Johnson wrote:
> On 6/25/2012 4:03 PM, Ben Johnson wrote:
>> On 6/25/2012 10:50 AM, Ben Johnson wrote:
>>> Hi, everyone,
>>> On occasion, I go to commit any number of changes to my files, by
>>> right-clicking a directory in Explorer and choosing "SVN Commit", and I
>>> observe a strange behavior:
>>> When I right-click on individual files (within TortoiseSVN's actual
>>> Commit dialog/GUI), the context menu that normally contains Compare,
>>> Properties, etc., is never displayed.
>>> If I close the Commit dialog altogether and then re-open it in the same
>>> way, the problem does not occur.
>>> In order to help troubleshoot the issue, what might I look for? Is there
>>> a particular log, screenshot, etc. that would be helpful?
>>> TortoiseSVN 1.7.7, Build 22907 - 64 Bit , 2012/05/15 12:16:05
>>> Subversion 1.7.5,
>>> apr 1.4.6
>>> apr-utils 1.3.12
>>> neon 0.29.6
>>> OpenSSL 1.0.1c 10 May 2012
>>> zlib 1.2.7
>>> Thanks, and best regards,
>>> -Ben
>> I should add that when this issue occurs, it seems that files that are
>> defined via externals become "stuck in the selected state", for lack of
>> a better expression. To be clear, I have a modified file listed in
>> externals (it's greyed-out, as expected), and for some reason I can't
>> de-select/un-highlight it. If I click another file (single left-click)
>> that is NOT external, and do a right-click -> Compare with Base,
>> Tortoise opens two instances of my diff-viewer; one with the
>> non-external file, and one with the external file (because both files
>> are "selected" when I choose from the context menu).
>> I have attached a screenshot in an effort to demonstrate (part of) the
>> problem.
>> Again, if I simply close the Commit dialog and re-open it, everything
>> functions as expected. As late, I'm observing this issue some 5-10% of
>> the time I attempt to commit.
> This happened again today. The only information I have to add is that I
> can't LEFT-click on the files, either. If I left-click a file in the
> list, it is not highlighted as it should be. If I hold the CTRL key and
> attempt to click multiple files, the same thing occurs; none of them can
> be highlighted.
> And, again, there is one file from an externally-defined repository that
> is "stuck" in highlighted mode.

Could it be that a key (Alt, Ctrl, shift) is stuck on your keyboard when
that happens?


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