File Compare: scroll between changes (Windows 10)

In SmartGit, SmartSVN and SmartSynchronize you can easily scroll from change to change by using the mouse wheel over the area between the left and right file content views.

On Windows 10 you need to enable a system option to make this working:

  • open Windows’ Settings
  • select Devices
  • on the Mouse page select the option Scroll inactive windows when I hover over them

Buttons without selected state with Breeze-theme on KDE

If you are using a recent KDE version, e.g. with openSuSE Leap 42.2, you will notice that some toolbar buttons don’t show a selected (or toggled) state.

You can fix (or work-around) it, by opening the System Settings and selecting “Application Style” in the “Appearance” section. On the tab “GNOME Application Style (GTK)” you can find the options for selecting GTK themes:

If you select, e.g. “Adwaita”, and click “Apply”, SmartGit’s toolbar buttons will show their selected (or toggled) state:

Windows 10 table control: area right beside column header is black

SmartGit, SmartSVN and SmartSynchronize show a black area right beside the last column in the header area.


It is following bug in SWT

and we don’t know of a work-around for now. We would like to encourage you to vote for this bug at, so it will get the necessary priority.

Update Aug-18-2015
Though the SWT team has fixed it, Microsoft also released a fix for Windows 10 which solved this problem.

SmartGit, SmartSVN, SmartSynchronize hang on OS X 10.11 beta 3

SmartGit, SmartSVN, SmartSynchronize and a lot of other Java-based (GUI) applications, e.g. Eclipse, hang on OS X 10.11 beta 3 / public beta 1 (El Capitan). They worked on previous OS X 10.11 beta versions.

It is discussed in following thread

We will see whether Apple fixes it in a new beta version.

Update on July 27th 2015
The problem has been fixed by Apple with the release of OS X 10.11 public beta 2.