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I installed Notepad++ 6.0 and the Explorer Plugin. When I right click a file in the side window, I don't get options for TortoiseSVN.

When right clicking on a file in Windows Explorer, I do see options for TortoiseSVN.

Any ideas on why this might be?

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Do any other non-Microsoft context/shell menus work inside the Notepad++ Explorer plugin? – iglvzx Apr 3 '12 at 3:36
The ones that "ought" to appear include 7-zip, TortoiseSVN, and avast's "scan this file". The only one that does appear inside Notepad++ Explorer is "scan this file" from avast. – Felipe Alvarez Apr 4 '12 at 4:39
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Notepad++ is 32bit. Perhaps you have only TortoiseSVN 64bit Client installed. I had the same issue with Total Commander at work. Try installing TortoiseSVN 32bit Client also.

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From > TortoiseSVN runs on Windows XP with service pack 3 > or higher and is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit > flavours. The installer for 64-bit Windows also includes > the 32-bit extension parts. Which means you don't need > to install the 32-bit version separately to get the > TortoiseSVN context menu and overlays in 32-bit applications. – Felipe Alvarez Apr 10 '12 at 3:15
This is true for new versions of TortoiseSVN. Quote from TortoiseSVN FAQ: 'After installing, TortoiseSVN does not show up, no context menus are available Make sure you have installed the x64 version of TortoiseSVN if you're using XP or Vista 64-bit. Since the explorer on those OS versions is a 64-bit application, it can not load the 32-bit version of TortoiseSVN. You can still keep the 32-bit version of TortoiseSVN installed on those OS versions though: it will show up in the 32-bit applications file-open/save dialogs of those applications.' You didn't mention the version. – Radoo Apr 10 '12 at 4:55
I will attempt to install 32-bit. I am running TortoiseSVN 1.5.10. My SVN server is still 1.4, so an older client here is a must (for the short-term). Which config will be obeyed if I install two version? – Felipe Alvarez Apr 11 '12 at 5:31
Both are using the same .svn directories. – Radoo Apr 11 '12 at 6:19
I installed 32-bit tortoisesvn, restarted windows, and notepad++ with light explorer plugin is working as expected. Thanks. – Felipe Alvarez Apr 17 '12 at 3:07

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