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Re: Repo-browser file rename graphics bug from left pane only

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:03:03 +0100

On 15 October 2013 02:39, Don Lucas <dlucas_at_dekaresearch.com> wrote:

> Hi -
> I frequently use Repo-browser to rename files and directories in my
> repository and there is a recurring graphics problem that I would like to
> report, if it is indeed a TortoiseSVN Repo-browser graphics problem. The
> problem occurs on both Windows 7/64 machines that I use regularly and they
> are different brands, different processors, different graphics controllers,
> etc so I think that it is not likely to be a graphics driver issue. I
> believe that it has been this way for a long time, although for the record,
> I am currently using the latest release of TortoiseSVN 1.8.2, Build 24708 -
> 64 Bit , 2013/08/27 19:20:39. I do seem to recall this being a problem for
> several years now, though.
> If I right click on a directory name in the left pane of the Repo-browser
> window (important, the problem doesn't occur if you rename from the right
> pane), the current name of that directory appears in inverse video. So
> far, so good. Next, if I wiggle the mouse either above or below the
> highlighted directory name, or sometimes to the far left of the highlighted
> text area or to the far right of the high-lighted text area, the text
> starts switching from inverse video to normal video and back and forth.
> After one or more times that it has switched, it starts showing the
> filename as white characters on a white background and they are now
> invisible. If I click once on the filename, it will usually show back up
> again, but then as I move the mouse with arrow keys or re-click on a
> different spot of the filename, it will switch back to invisible characters
> so that I can no longer see the file name. The filename is not gone, just
> invisible. If I am very careful with the arrow keys, I can navigate the
> invisible text to get to where I want to go to fix a typo or otherwise
> change the directory name.
> Again, this problem only occurs on the left pane of the repo-browser
> window. The right pane works as expected and, obviously, I could choose to
> only rename from the rightmost pane and avoid this problem, but since it
> has been present for quite a long time, I thought that I would turn it in
> as a bug.
> Does anyone else ever see this? I searched the user mailing list archives
> in a number of different ways, but didn't see this previously reported.

Yes I can confirm this behaviour on Win 7 with 1.8.1.



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