I've got a large file that happens to be stored in text (Adobe Illustrator), and every time I make even a tiny change the entire file gets previewed with green/red lines in SourceTree. It brings ST to a crawl for 20 seconds, while it goes line by line through the file for changes. I really don't need to see the file previewed at all, so is there any way to tell ST that I'm not interested in previewing or diffing the file? I would be happy to give up previewing on all files of type .ai if necessary.
This is on Mac, if it matters.
This works. Would be great though if you could disable the diff preview ONLY when selecting multiple files.
Comparing a single png works fine on my Macbook Pro with SSD, but when you select 5 or more it just grinds to a halt.
I am using the Windows version 18.104.22.168. Is this still in there. Cannot find it.
I can find a filter to show only certain files in the unstaged/staged section.
But I would like to disable the preview of the diff on certain files (I am having compiled files which take about 5 seconds to show on the right (preview) panel). These I would like to hide.
A bit of an old thread, but it was the top search result when I Googled, so I thought I just leave my solution here.
I too had an issue where SourceTree crawled to a snail pace when there was a big file in my changes. It's a file I want to commit, but don't need to review. Ignoring it would be the solution.
I couldn't find the "filter by file type" mentioned in the answer. But entering the exact name of the file in "Ignore File Patterns" worked (after restart). See screenshot.
You just won the achievement for the best comment on the Internet. I didn't need to add package-lock.json to the ignore file pattern, mine was about 600 KB and set the Size limit (text) to 100 KB.
Boom, package-lock.json no longer previewed.
I solved different issue using this fix. My SourceTree running on Windows would become unresponsive when it comes across a minified file. I turned off the Max File Count, then changed it to 1. Now it is working like new. :)
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