improve the ignore files option
One of the options when you ignore a file looks like it gives you the option to ignore a file on a particular path. e.g. c:\path1\tempfile.txt
However, when you look at what has changed in ignore,cnf, it shows you that you are ignoring path1\tempfile.txt and not the specific path.
Could the option indicate that what is ignored is relative to the workspace?
Irene Jones commented
I get three options when I choose to ignore:
What I am saying is that the third option leads you to believe that you are ignoring a file on a specific path. If the option said something like you have indicated in your comment - $workspace\tempfile.txt - then this would be an improvement because it is very clear then what you are ignoring.
You want to ignore *relative to workspace* only? Of course it is doable. From the GUI it proposes you two options when you ignore. Pick the $workspace\tempfile.txt option and you're done.