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Re: Double click on property change from changed file window doesn't work anymore

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:58:10 +0200

On 19.08.2014 18:09, Ben Fritz wrote:
>
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 2:35 PM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com
> <mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
>
> > The same issue happens to svn:external changes.
> > When I right click on the folder and click on 'Compare revisions'
> > TortoiseMerge with the diff of svn:mergeinfo is shown.
> >
> > When I try the same steps with TortoiseSVN 1.7.13, Build 24257 -
> 64 Bit,
> > it works as I expected.
> >
> > Is this changed by design, or is this a bug?
>
> This change is by design because most users are not interested in
> property diffs.
> You still get the property diffs with the context menu.
>
>
> I agree, but only for files. I disagree, for directories. On a
> directory, the ONLY interesting change on a double-click, is the
> properties. Right now, a double click on a directory from the "compare
> revisions" or "check for modifications" or the log always does NOTHING
> AT ALL which is useless.
>
> Is it too difficult to treat files and directories differently here? I
> think the best case would be to show property differences when double
> clicking a directory in the "Changed files" dialog, because there is
> nothing else to show. Files can continue showing only the file diff.
>
> A more general solution I'd also support, is any "properties only"
> change would show the property diff on a double-click.
>
> The current behavior, doing nothing at all, is not useful in any
> scenario I can think of, and only causes confusion why the dialog is not
> responding to my input.

Done in r25780.

Stefan

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