To configure preferences for eSvn use the Options option. The Options dialog provides tabbed forms, as described below, to set global preferences and parameters.
Specifies default application preferences for the following:
Subversion - Enter the command to execute subversion commands (default: svn).
Editor - Enter the command to execute any text editor (default: kwrite).
Viewer - Enter the command to execute any viewer (default: [internal])
Diff - Enter the command to execute any two-way diff application (default: kdiff3).
Diff-3 - Enter the command to execute any three-way diff application (default: kdiff3).
A list of diff applications that can be used with eSvn is listed in Appendix A.
Browser - Enter the name of an installed Web Browser.
eSvn provides macros that enable modification of the titles on diff panes add -fname a1 f1 -fname a2 f2 to the kdiff3 command e.g. kdiff3 -fname a1 f1 -fname a2 f2. Before executing the external diff, eSvn will translate f1 and f2 to file names (first and second) and a1 and a2 to file aliases (like 'working copy', 'revision 123'). The modified string of parameters are then passed to the diff application together with the any arguments supplied in the Extensions field provided by the Diff dialog (see the section called “Diff”).
Associate one of the following behaviors with double-click actions performed in the file view.
Cat - displays the contents of the last revision in the repository for the selected item in the internal eSvn viewer application (see the section called “View (cat)”).
Edit - execute and open selected working copy resource in the external editor specified by the Editor field.
Open - execute and open selected working copy resource in the external editor specified by the File Mapping form
Toggles display of folders in the File View ON/OFF.
When checked uses the external diff application defined in the eSvn options, otherwise uses the internal diff viewer.
Toggles behavior for display of files with status "- unknown-" shown in the File View between hidden (checked)/unhidden (unchecked).
Forces an update on directory revision numbers after commit operations.
Toggles highlight of changed paths ON/OFF.
Specifies the font used as default throughout eSvn.
Specifies the font used to format content displayed in eSvn's internal Viewer application.
Specifies the font used to format the content of the Output Log pane.
Specifies the font used to format text properties contained with the Tree and File View panes.
Specifies the font used to format content displayed in eSvn's internal Diff application.
Specifies the font used in the Command pane.
File Mapping tab
For File Mappings to work the Open option must be selected from the General tab, Double-click options group.
Lists the file extension associated with the Action.
List the action associated with the Extension.
Displays the Edit file mapping dialog used to specify the Extension and Action values for a new file mapping.
Displays the Edit file mapping dialog used to edit the Extension and Action values of a selected file mapping.
Removes the selected file mapping.
Disable change "svn:value" properties - ???
Disable commit to tag - ???
Disable symlinks - Disables showing of symlinks in File and Folder panels.
Select a logging method:
Regular - Only display svn related messages (default).
Verbose (debug) - Display eSvn background messages.
Select a status method to refresh the workspace, options include:
Online - automatically refreshes in sync with repository.
Manual - user intervention required (default).
Auto refresh - automatically refreshes at a specified interval (default 30 seconds).
Username - The username part of the subversion server authentication details.
Password - The password part of the subversion server authentication details.