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Re: Return useful configuration on TortoiseSVN

From: Leo Davidson <leo_at_pretentiousname.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2013 00:29:36 +0000

On 22 February 2013 19:48, christian canalli <christiancanalli_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Try this thread.
> http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=4061&dsMessageId=3042636
>
> Did it ever work in Win7? I thought Microsoft had dropped support for
> custom columns since Vista.

Microsoft dropped it from Windows Explorer but it kept working in the
third-party file managers which implemented the other side of the
interface themselves (as opposed to delegating everything to the
shell).

(Directory Opus is one such file manager, which I use and work on. It
can show the TSVN columns and/or apply searching/filtering and
highlighting against them (e.g. highlight modified files in red). I
think Xplorer2 also supports them, although I may be getting it mixed
up with another one. We use the columns ourselves on our Win7/Win8
machines. They'll be used by fewer people these days, due to what
Microsoft did to Explorer, but definitely they're still very useful to
a few of us.)

FWIW, after this came up originally, and having noticed that simply
re-adding the registry value made everything work again, I had a look
at the TortoiseSVN code repository to see if the change was
intentional. I couldn't see a change in the installer that
corresponded with the change in behaviour and it still looked like it
wanted to create the relevant registry value, but doesn't now for some
reason. I may just have been looking in the wrong place or at the
wrong tag/revision, though.

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