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Re: SVN Client no longer showing SVN icons on project files or folders

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 May 2015 08:09:51 +0100

On 26 May 2015 23:33, "Dean Craig" <dean_at_c4llc.com> wrote:
>
> I'm not really sure what happened, but now when I go into my project
folder, on my PC, where I used to have the green icons on the folders and
files to tell me they were all good to go (or the red or other colors if
there was an issue), now there is nothing, just normal folder and file
icons. If I right-click on a folder, the SVN Commit... and SVN Update...
options still show up, so apparently it's still running, or at least the
file explorer plugins are. I also checked the server and it says the
repository is running there as well.
>
> I've got a project that I need to modify so I really need to figure this
out ASAP. I have no idea what to do or try at this point and don't want to
mess up my version control or repository.
>
> Any and all help is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

First of all don't panic. It's unlikely that anything serious is wrong. You
can eliminate the repository straight away as a repository connection is
not used to show the icons.

The easiest thing to try is the Cleanup command which had an option to
refresh the overlays.

If that doesn't work it may be a problem with the status cache. In TSVN
settings you can change the cache from default to none and back again, or
you can kill the TSVNCache.exe process directly, then use F5 to request a
refresh of the view in explorer.

If none of that works, have you installed any other program that uses icon
overlays, or updated TSVN lately. Windows only supports 16 overlays and
some programs are greedy. Priorities can get changed when one of those
programs is updated.

Simon

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