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Re: Creating externals via drag and drop

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:28:49 +0200

On 20.10.2014 18:27, Chris Johnson wrote:
> Hello,
> I found a note on the TortoiseSVN website that states that I can
> create an External in my working copy via drag and drop:
> "Simply right drag the file or folder from one working copy to where
> you want those to be included as externals. A context menu appears
> when you release the mouse button: SVN Add as externals here if you
> click on that context menu entry, the svn:externals property is
> automatically added."
> (http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/nightly/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-externals.html)

These are the docs for the nightly builds...

> When I try to do this within a single repository, I do not get the
> "SVN Add as externals here" option in the context menu. The attached
> .png files shows the context menu that I get instead. I am able to
> create the external via the properties window, but I would like to
> find a faster method of creating externals. The drag and drop method
> seems to be exactly what I would like if I can get it to work.
> I have TortoiseSVN 1.8.8 installed. Perhaps I am going about this
> incorrectly?

... and you're using the release version.

You have to use a nightly build to get this feature - the release
version does not have that feature and won't get it until 1.9 is released.


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