Git toolbar text no longer containing branch name

Hello,

I am wondering how I am able to enable so that I can see which "branch" is currently being worked on without opening the "GIT" "commit" / tab.
In previous versions prior to 2021.3 the "GIT" tab was being shown by the branch name instead which was super helpful. However, now it is just displaying "GIT" and I am unable to find out how to swap it back to the other option.
And if it is not possible I would want this added back as option, because it was so much better that way.

BR
Marcus

5 comments
Comment actions Permalink

This is my toolbar:In the newest version the branch information moved there. You can toggle this using View -> Appearance -> Toolbar

If you switch to Classic Toolbar, you can see it in the status line

2
Comment actions Permalink

Hi there,

Sascha Andres is right.

I only want to add that to switch to classic toolbar, use menu "View > Appearance > Toolbar Classic". To enable status bar, use "View > Appearance > Status Bar".

 

K.R.

Sofia

0
Comment actions Permalink

Hey again,

Thanks - I guess I am just too used to look in my bottom right corner at the "GIT" tab and not the new "toolbar" which now contains this information instead.

I guess that complements the missing "branch" name on "GIT".

Thanks.

0
Comment actions Permalink

So what can I do to get the branch button back in the lower right? Like, what UX expert is sitting there and going "let's completely re-arrange the UI and hope people don't care?"

1
Comment actions Permalink

Hi  Davidrickey

Thank you for your feedback! We have a feature request for improvements: RIDER-70907.

As a workaround, one can switch back to the Classic toolbar: 

1

Please sign in to leave a comment.