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Sunday, September 17, 2006

Touch command

After working out all the bugs in our new Compare dialog features, we set to work on finishing a feature that we started a few weeks ago: a UNIX-style Touch command.

For those of you unfamiliar with UNIX terminology, Touching a file or directory means timestamping it to the current time. The Touch feature that we're implementing can be accessed by right clicking a file or directory in directory comparison view, and selecting Touch.

As you can see, the first file automatically became marked "Newer" after it was Touched.

If you try to Touch a directory that isn't empty, the following dialog pops up, asking if you want to Touch all of its contents:

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