Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of TracBrowser


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Apr 13, 2010, 3:53:03 AM (10 years ago)
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    22[[TracGuideToc]]
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    4 The Trac repository browser can be used to browse specific revisions of directories
    5 and files stored in the repositories associated with the Trac environment.
    6 
    7 ''(since 0.12)'':
    8 At the top-level of the repository browser is the '''Repository Index''',
    9 listing all the configured repositories.
    10 Each repository has a name which is used as a path prefix in a
    11 "virtual" file hierarchy encompassing all the available repositories.
    12 If a default repository has been configured, its top-level files and directories
    13 are also listed, in a '''Default Repository''' section placed before the
    14 repository index. If the default repository is the only repository associated
    15 with the Trac environment the '''Repository Index''' will be omitted ^[#note-multirepos (1)]^.
     4The Trac repository browser can be used to browse directories
     5and specific revisions of files stored in the repository of the configured
     6version control system.
    167
    178Directory entries are displayed in a list with sortable columns. The list
    18 entries can be sorted by ''Name'', ''Size'', ''Age'' or ''Author'' by clicking on the column
     9entries can be sorted by ''name'', ''size'' or ''age'' by clicking on the column
    1910headers. The sort order can be reversed by clicking on a given column
    2011header again.
    2112
    2213The browser can be used to navigate through the directory structure
    23 by clicking on the directory names.
    24 Clicking on a file name will show the contents of the file.
    25 Clicking on the revision number of a file or directory will take
    26 you to the TracRevisionLog for that file.
    27 Note that there's also a ''Revision Log'' navigation link that will do the
    28 same for the path currently being examined.
    29 Clicking on the ''diff'' icon after revision number will display the changes made
    30 to the files modified in that revision.
    31 Clicking on the ''Age'' of the file - will take you to that changeset in the timeline.
     14by clicking on the directory names. Clicking on a file name will show
     15the contents of the file. Clicking on the revision number of a file or
     16directory will take you to the TracRevisionLog for that file.
     17Note that there's also a ''Revision Log'' navigation link that will do
     18the same for the path currently being examined.
    3219
    3320It's also possible to browse directories or files as they were in history,
     
    3623the ''View revision'' input field at the top of the page.
    3724
    38 The color bar next to the ''Age'' column gives a visual indication of the age
    39 of the last change to a file or directory, following the convention that
    40 '''[[span(style=color:#88f,blue)]]''' is oldest and '''[[span(style=color:#f88,red)]]'''
    41 is newest, but this can be [TracIni#browser-section configured].
     25''(since 0.11)'':
    4226
    43 At the top of the browser page, there's a ''Visit'' drop-down menu which you can use
     27The color bar next to the Age column gives a visual indication of the age
     28of the last change to a file or directory. In the default configuration,
     29blue is older and red is newer, but this can be [TracIni#browser-section configured].
     30
     31At the top of the browser page, there's a drop-down menu which you can use
    4432to select some interesting places in the repository, for example branches or tags.
    4533This is sometimes referred to as the ''browser quickjump'' facility.
    46 The precise meaning and content of this menu depends on your repository backend.
    47 For Subversion, this list contains by default the top-level trunk directory
    48 and sub-directories of the top-level branches and tags directories
    49 (`/trunk`, `/branches/*`, and `/tags/*`).  This can be [TracIni#svn-section configured]
    50 for more advanced cases.
     34The precise meaning and content of this menu depends on your backend.
     35For Subversion, this list contains by default a few branches (`trunk` and any sub-folder of the latest `branches` top-level folder) and a few tags (any sub-folder of the latest `tags` top-level folder). This can be [TracIni#svn-section configured] for more advanced cases.
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    52 If you're using a Javascript enabled browser, you'll be able to expand and
    53 collapse directories in-place by clicking on the arrow head at the right side of a
    54 directory. Alternatively, the [trac:TracKeys keyboard] can also be used for this:
    55  - use `'j'` and `'k'` to select the next or previous entry, starting with the first
    56  - `'o'` (open) to toggle between expanded and collapsed state of the selected
    57    directory or for visiting the selected file
    58  - `'v'` (view, visit) and `'<Enter>'`, same as above
    59  - `'r'` can be used to force the reload of an already expanded directory
    60  - `'A'` can be used to directly visit a file in annotate (blame) mode
    61  - `'L'` to view the log for the selected entry
    62 If no row has been selected using `'j'` or `'k'` these keys will operate on the entry under the mouse .
     37If you're using a Javascript enabled brower, you'll be able to expand and collapse folders in-place by clicking on the arrow head at the right side of a folder. Alternatively, the [trac:TracKeys keyboard] can also be used for this: use 'j' and 'k' to go to the next or previous entry, and 'o' (or 'Enter') to toggle between expanded and collapsed state of the selected folder or for visiting the selected file.
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    64 {{{#!comment
    65 MMM: I guess that some keys are upper case and some lower to avoid conflicts with browser defined keys.
    66 I find for example in Firefox and IE on windows that 'a' works as well as 'A' but 'l' does not work for 'L'.
    67  cboos: 'l' is reserved for Vim like behavior, see #7867
    68 }}}
    69 
    70 For the Subversion backend, some advanced additional features are available:
    71  - The `svn:needs-lock` property will be displayed
    72  - Support for the `svn:mergeinfo` property showing the merged and eligible information
    73  - Support for browsing the `svn:externals` property
    74    (which can be [TracIni#svn:externals-section configured])
    75  - The `svn:mime-type` property is used to select the syntax highlighter for rendering
    76    the file. For example, setting `svn:mime-type` to `text/html` will ensure the file is
    77    highlighted as HTML, regardless of the file extension. It also allows selecting the character
    78    encoding used in the file content. For example, if the file content is encoded in UTF-8,
    79    set `svn:mime-type` to `text/html;charset=utf-8`. The `charset=` specification overrides the
    80    default encoding defined in the `default_charset` option of the `[trac]` section
    81    of [TracIni#trac-section trac.ini].
    82 {{{#!comment
    83 MMM: I found this section a bit hard to understand. I changed the first item as I understood that well.
    84 but I think the other items could be changed also
    85  cboos: in the meantime, I've added the ''advanced'' word as a hint this can be a bit complex...
    86 }}}
    87 
     39For the Subversion backend, some additional features are available:
     40 - Support for the `svn:needs-lock` property
     41 - Support for the `svn:externals` property (which can be [TracIni#svn:externals-section configured])
     42 - The `svn:mime-type` property is used to select the syntax highlighter for rendering the file. For example, setting `svn:mime-type` to `text/html` will ensure the file is highlighted as HTML, regardless of the file extension. It also allows selecting the character encoding used in the file content. For example, if the file content is encoded in UTF-8, set `svn:mime-type` to `text/html;charset=utf-8`. The `charset=` specification overrides the default encoding defined in the `default_charset` option of the `[trac]` section of [TracIni#trac-section trac.ini].
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    8944----
    90 {{{#!div style="font-size:85%"
    91 [=#note-multirepos (1)] -  This means that after upgrading a single-repository Trac of version
    92 0.11 (or below) to a multi-repository Trac (0.12), the repository browser will look and feel
    93 the same, that single repository becoming automatically the "default" repository.
    94 }}}
    95 
    9645See also: TracGuide, TracChangeset, TracFineGrainedPermissions

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