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Re: WinSVN or WinCVS equivalent for SVN ?

From: Rob Hubbard <Rob.Hubbard_at_celoxica.com>
Date: 2006-11-28 15:03:48 CET

Thanks Tobias.

I'm still using old versions: SVN 1.2.3 / T-SVN 1.2.6.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tobias Schäfer [mailto:tobiasschaefer@gmx.de]
> Sent: 28 November 2006 12:28
> To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: WinSVN or WinCVS equivalent for SVN ?
> On Tuesday 28 November 2006 12:24, Rob Hubbard wrote:
> > If you make changes outside that view, you will need to "refresh it"
> > (close it and open another one).
> ... or simply press F5 to refresh :-)
> Checked items stay checked when refreshing. Files that a are
> new in the
> state "modified" are automatically checked since TortoiseSVN 1.4.0

Thanks for the tip. (It's great to get unexpected help in return for trying to help.)

I've tried that with the "Check for Modifications" and "Commit" dialogs. That works very well as a "refresh". The checked items are not preserved on the commit dialog with (old) version 1.2.6 that I'm still using. [So, that's another reason for me to upgrade to SVN/T-SVN 1.4.x.]

I found no mention of "F5 to refresh" in the 1.2.6 documentation, but I note that in more recent versions of the documentation, there is a section on "Common Shortcuts". Perhaps some of the other sections (e.g. on the commit dialog, local and remote changes dialog, and log dialog) would benefit from a cross-reference to that section.

I suppose it should have occurred to me to try F5, but it didn't.

> > Personally, I prefer to do almost any of the SVN operations
> using the
> > command line client. (I tend to commit using Tortoise, as that has a
> > convenient method of selecting a subset of modified files
> to be included
> > in the commit; even that is a bit of a pain if the commit
> fails and you
> > have to repeat the operation.
> Try the option "Settings/Dialogs 2/Reopen commit dialog after
> a commit
> failed". This will restore your log message and the checked
> items. This is
> available since TortoiseSVN 1.4.0.

I look forward to giving that a try after I've upgraded. I was considering putting in a couple of feature requests; I don't even need to do that, as these things have already been thought of. Fantastic.

> Tobias
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Thanks again,

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