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Having both "Exclude VCS Ignored Paths" and "Hide VCS Ignored Paths" settings is confusing #8276
The Exclude VCS Ignored Paths setting under Core Settings commonly gets confused with the similar setting under the Tree View package, Hide VCS Ignored Paths. I believe the first is for excluding files from search and the latter is for the tree view itself.
For an idealized UI I'd vote for removing both settings and adding a new one that is a Select box where we can select to exclude (from search and tree view), exclude from search only, and show. It doesn't make sense (to me) to allow not showing in the tree view but showing up in search.
We could also just add some explanation text to both settings if the above is too radical a change.
// ref #8270
I second this. Having both settings is confusing. Especially as you have to dig a bit to get to the tree-view settings.
The fact that I'm still unclear on the difference make me think that this is a UX issue (or I'm an idiot, which is also feasible).
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