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New branch apears as chain rather than fork

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Hello,

 

We are currently evaluating different git GUI clients for use in our studio.  And there is one part of the UX that keeps tripping the team up.

 

Currently if we create a branch from master, in the graph it appears as a chain.1.PNG

Only after a commit has been made to the original branch, will the new branch show as being forked.

2.PNG

 

I can understand why it is showing like a chain, however to many members of staff this is not intuitive at all. It showing as a chain, rather than forking as soon as a new branch causes users to struggle when reading the UI, to find a specific branch.

 

Is it possible to alter this behaviour in source tree, in some preferences or something?

If such an option is not possible, I would like to propose a suggestion to add that option, or at the very least change the colour of the node for the newly created branch:

3.png

 

It seems like this is something (new)users have been struggling with for over 5 years:
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/27215383/why-doesnt-the-graph-display-a-new-branch-branching-off-from-the-master-branch

 

Thanks in advance,

David

 

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