Bug 4761 - Using the review changes button should reuse existing windows
Summary: Using the review changes button should reuse existing windows
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Version Control ()
Version: 2.9.x
Hardware: All All
: Low enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alan McGovern
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2012-04-30 11:46 UTC by Bojan Rajkovic [MSFT]
Modified: 2013-07-16 14:15 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Tags:
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

Notice (2018-05-24): bugzilla.xamarin.com is now in read-only mode.

Please join us on Visual Studio Developer Community and in the Xamarin and Mono organizations on GitHub to continue tracking issues. Bugzilla will remain available for reference in read-only mode. We will continue to work on open Bugzilla bugs, copy them to the new locations as needed for follow-up, and add the new items under Related Links.

Our sincere thanks to everyone who has contributed on this bug tracker over the years. Thanks also for your understanding as we make these adjustments and improvements for the future.


Please create a new report on Developer Community or GitHub with your current version information, steps to reproduce, and relevant error messages or log files if you are hitting an issue that looks similar to this resolved bug and you do not yet see a matching new report.

Related Links:
Status:
RESOLVED FIXED

Description Bojan Rajkovic [MSFT] 2012-04-30 11:46:43 UTC
When using the "Review Changes" feature of the version control interface, if an existing status document is available, it should be reused and refreshed instead of a new one being opened.

If you commit frequently from inside MD and use a keyboard shortcut for the Review Changes view, you can end up opening dozens of these windows over the span of a hack session.
Comment 1 Lluis Sanchez 2012-05-04 03:22:15 UTC
On the other hand, it is useful to be able to see changes from different directories in different views.
Comment 2 Bojan Rajkovic [MSFT] 2012-05-07 11:26:50 UTC
Agreed—I should have clarified that before: it would reuse existing windows /on the same scope/. 

I generally review changes on the solution scope by hitting my keyboard shortcut, which gives me (over time) many windows named 'src+'. My proposal is to reuse only these, and reuse Review Changes windows on smaller scopes for the appropriate scope.
Comment 3 Marius Ungureanu 2013-07-16 14:15:43 UTC
Fixed in tip of master. ;D