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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: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:02:21 +0200

On 25.07.2012 23:30, Ben Johnson wrote:

> Thanks for the reply, Stefan.
> Apologies for the delayed response; I wanted to wait until this issue
> occurred again before responding, so I could test your theory and a few
> others.
> I am finally able to reproduce this at will.
> The issue occurs when I left-click a file that is defined with
> svn:externals (which is greyed-out/ghosted) and then refresh the Commit
> dialog (with F5 key).
> After the refresh, I cannot left or right click on any of the local
> (non-external) files within the list. The external file that I clicked
> before hitting refresh is highlighted with a "dotted line" whenever I
> click anywhere within the file-list pane (as opposed to the commit
> message field). This dotted line does not go away no matter where I
> click or what I try to select. I have to hit F5 again, or close and
> re-open the Commit dialog to resolve the problem. (There is one other
> way to fix it; see #3, below.)

You're very good!
I can now reproduce the problem. Opened issue #373 for this and already
started working on this. Should be fixed soon.

> I see no indication that any key is "stuck" when this occurs. I tested
> this hypothesis by opening the On-Screen keyboard that is provided with
> Windows. Normally, when Ctrl, Alt, or Shift is depressed, the key is
> illuminated on the on-screen keyboard. I have TortoiseSVN open alongside
> the keyboard (with TortoiseSVN in this "buggy" state), and none of those
> keys is highlighted.

I didn't really mean physically stuck but sometimes the OS reports a key
as pressed in one single process only until you press the button again.
Happens rarely, but it does sometimes (could be just my buggy keyboard
driver, not sure).


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