Version 3.2 of Syncro Soft's Syncro SVN Client Now Available

Syncro Soft has announced the immediate availability of version 3.2 of its Subversion (SVN) client. Version 3.2 of Syncro SVN Client adds a set of improvements to the previous version: filtering the content of the History view based on revision number and commit date, computation of the SVN annotations on a limited range of revisions, modification of the attributes of a revision in history, configurable shortcut keys for actions, editing a conflict with an external diff application, editing of global SVN configuration files and some new comparison actions.

New in version 3.2

The content of the History view can be filtered now also by revision number and commit date. In previous versions it was filtered only by author name and commit message. A Search button was added and the string entered in the search field is applied only when the button is pressed. This improves the performance of previous versions in which the filter was applied for every character entered in the search field.

When the history of a file is very long getting the annotations of a file (the author name and revision number that edited the last time each line of the file) can take a lot of time. If you need only the annotations created by a specific range of revisions you can specify the a start and end revision and get only the annotations of that range.

When the commit message of a revision is not clear or it does not cover exactly the purpose of a committed revision this message can be modified directly in the SVN repository. Also the SVN user name that committed a revision can be modified.

Now it is possible to review directly from the Commit dialog the modifications that are about to be committed on a file. Just double click on a file in the list of files presented in the Commit dialog for reviewing the differences between the local version and the latest version from the repository with the file diff tool.

Now it is possible to set and change shortcut keys for a large set of user actions available in the views and dialogs of the application. The configurable actions are listed in the Menu Shortcut Keys panel from the Preferences dialog.

The external diff application that is configured for viewing the differences between two revisions of a file is used now also for editing a SVN conflict generated in a local file by updating the file from the SVN repository.

Usually the two trees of SVN resources are merged only if they have a common ancestry. Now the case of merging two trees that are not related by a common ancestry is also supported. This is useful for example if one of the trees was imported in the SVN repository so the common ancestry is not available.

The SVN client tool can be configured also with the parameters set in the global SVN files called 'config' and 'servers'. These parameters are applied to all the SVN client tools that are used by the same user. These two files can be opened for editing with two edit actions available on the Options menu.

The external diff tool configured for two-way diff actions is applied now also in three-way diff actions: edit a conflict, compare the local version of a file with the latest version from the repository HEAD.

The differences between two files selected in the Working Copy view can be displayed with the action Compare with Each Other available on the right click menu in this view.

The Affected Paths area of the History view displays both files that were only modified and files that were added together with the currently selected revision of the history. Now a compare action is available in the Affected Paths area also for added files.

When selecting the revision of a SVN branch that will be merged with the SVN trunk or with other SVN branch it is useful to review the differences between a revision of a file displayed in the Affected Paths area of the History dialog and the previous revision of the same file. A compare action is now available in the Affected Paths area for displaying these differences.

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