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Re: Very Poor Usability with TortoiseMerge 1.9.0 Ribbon

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:20:56 +0200

On 16.08.2015 19:56, Randy Hickey wrote:
> TortoiseMerge 1.9.0 changed the layout of the ribbon bar to add a
> "Blocks" submenu, and moved the "View" submenu to a new tab. This is
> resulted in horrible usability and very poor ergonomics.
> The Blocks menu is almost entirely unneeded as the options are very
> quickly and easily accessed by using a right mouse-click. The View
> menu, on the other hand, is frequently needed to flip the left and right
> panes, turn toggle comparison options, etc., in conjunction with the
> editing menu options (moving to the next/previous difference, etc). By
> putting the View options on a separate tab, this results in constantly
> having to click back and forth between the view tab and main tab to move
> to the next difference, etc.
> PLEASE PLEASE put the ribbon menus back the way they were in v1.8.x. If
> you must include the Blocks menu, then allow that menu to be collapsed
> or put it on it's own tab, and move the View menu items back to the Main
> tab. It is critical that the View and Edit options be visible at the
> same time.
> Thanks for listening.



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