option to hide sub-branches
By alexander.duytschae... on April 11, 2015 07:42 (imported from Google Code)
Currently, when browsing references and using the possibility to organise branches in directories ("branch subdirectories"), it is possible to navigate to "branch subdirectories", but the list shown includes branches from even lower levels.
As a result, when using many "subbranch directories" (eg experimental/..., production/... , temp/..., it is difficult to differentiate between branches living in the current branch subdirectory (or possibly put in the wrong subdirectory), and those living in (deeper) subdirectories.
The only way to solve this issue is by visually scanning all entries to find those branches that exist in the currently shown subdirectory and not in lower subdirectories.
A checkbox could allow to hide branches at deeper levels. In other words, the righthand pane would show branch leaves only, no subdirectories.
Alternatives to a checkbox are to provide a way to visually differentiate branch subdirectories from actual branches, eg by rendering subdirectories in a different visual mode (eg italic, bold, or decorate with "folder"-like icons), or, even better, rendering actual branch names in bold (although this changes the UI, but making subdirectories is bold would risk drowning actual branch names).
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