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Re: How to copy/modify existing files/folders ?

From: Milen A. Radev <milen_at_radev.net>
Date: 2006-10-06 18:02:01 CEST

On 06/10/06, Craig McAdam <craig.mcadam_nospam@ntlworld.com> wrote:
> We have a design that is composed of a number of modules held in an SVN
> repository. Each module comprises a number of source files, so we keep
> each module in its own folder for clarity, something like -
> \trunk\MODULE_1\source_file_A
> \source_file_B
> \trunk\MODULE_2\source_file_C
> \source_file_D
> etc
> We'd like to create new modules based on existing ones, with just some
> source code changes. The new modules are part of the design, so it's not
> a branch or a tag. But I can't find a way to copy an existing module or
> folder without TortoiseSVN thinking it is already in the repository (e.g
> copy/paste, copy/paste without the .svn files, or export to a new folder
> then add to the repository)
> Is there a recommended way to do this kind of thing ? Sorry if it's a
> dumb question.

Actually it's not a dump question because the solution is a little
non-intuitive (at least for people using the keyboard for most of
those file operations) - use right-button drag-and-drop.

Milen A. Radev
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Received on Fri Oct 6 18:02:12 2006

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