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= EGit =
 
= EGit =
  
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== Diff Viewer ==
  
* Diff Editor
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The outline view of the diff viewer has now a toolbar:
** Menus/Hyperlinks: show commit ID, commit message in tooltip on newer Eclipse platform versions (>= 4.14)
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** Outline: collapse all, compact tree
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[[File:EGit 5.8 DiffViewer Toolbar.png|alt="Screenshot showing the toolbar of the outline view of the diff viewer in EGit 5.8.0."]]
** Quick outline
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There's a button to collapse all folders, and a button to toggle the presentation from a flat folder list to a hierarchical display.
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[[File:EGit 5.8 DiffViewer CompactOutline.png|alt="Screenshot showing nested folders in the outline view of the diff viewer in EGit 5.8.0."]]
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When clicked, the content is shown using nested folders.
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Additionally, the diff viewer now also has a "quick outline" that can be opened with the standard keybinding Ctrl/Cmd-O.
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[[File:EGit 5.8 DiffViewer QuickOutline.png|alt="Screenshot showing the quick outline in the diff viewer in EGit 5.8.0."]]
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== TODO: ==
  
 
* Repositories View
 
* Repositories View

Revision as of 15:44, 7 May 2020

EGit

Diff Viewer

The outline view of the diff viewer has now a toolbar:

"Screenshot showing the toolbar of the outline view of the diff viewer in EGit 5.8.0."

There's a button to collapse all folders, and a button to toggle the presentation from a flat folder list to a hierarchical display.

"Screenshot showing nested folders in the outline view of the diff viewer in EGit 5.8.0."

When clicked, the content is shown using nested folders.

Additionally, the diff viewer now also has a "quick outline" that can be opened with the standard keybinding Ctrl/Cmd-O.

"Screenshot showing the quick outline in the diff viewer in EGit 5.8.0."

TODO:

  • Repositories View
    • Tag filtering; describe pattern syntax (substring, wildcards allowed, ^ and $ anchors; #<number>)
  • API
    • org.eclipse.egit.ui.RepositoriesViewClone command newly has a command parameter "repositoryUri". The value should be a string containing a clone URI. The command opens the clone wizard, if repositoryUri is set, it is used to pre-fill the dialog from the given clone URI. If the value cannot be parsed as a URI, it is silently ignored.

Other Changes

EGit 5.8 includes lots of less noticeable improvements in the UI, plus a number of bug fixes. The complete list of new features and bug fixes is available in the release notes.

Contributors

The following X developers worked on this release:

<TBD: list of contributors, number>

See Also

See also the new features in JGit for additional information.

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