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Re: Diff of properties not working (from Log Messages dialog)

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:00:36 +0200

On 10.06.2014 13:56, David Balažic wrote:
> Hi!
>
> Using v1.8.7 I encountered this issue:
> - I open the Log Messages dialog (via >Show Log< menu)
> - I select a revision that was a merge
> - At the bottom in the table of changes files (the folder itself and one changed file are listed) I doubleclik the folder item
> - A >Changed Files< dialog appears that lists in a table two items:
> - the changed file
> - the parent folder, the Column "Action" says: Normal (properties only)
>
> If I doubleclick the folder in that table, I expect to see a diff of the properties but nothing happens.

A double click only shows a diff of the text changes, not property
changes. For two reasons:
* this diff is done on the repository, not the working copy so every
diff is slow. And a double click is done often.
* users complained that they only need the text diff fast
That's why a double click now only shows the text diff. To get the
property diff as well, you have to use the context menu.

> If I right click and select "Compare revisions" the property (svm:mergeinfo) diff appears (I discovered this just now while writing the email).
>
> Stangely, the context menu looks the same for the file item, but there doubleclick opens the diff dialog.
>
> Neither menu has the first item in bold to indicate it is the action for doubleclick (like other menus have).

Because the double click is not one of the context menu options but
behaves slightly different.

Stefan

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