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Re: TortoiseSVN -> Add option

From: Ben Fritz <fritzophrenic_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2015 11:29:18 -0500

On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 3:58 AM, Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
wrote:
>
> On 9 July 2015 at 09:07, Cihad <cihadpalta68_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Dear Sir/Madam,
>>
>> I will start with the steps I have done, at our office my colleagues
were using CVS. The CVS server was managed by an ex-colleague of ours whom
has left our company. The CVS server was hosted on a linux server.
>> We decided to step over to SVN, and host it on a Windows machine. The
SVN server is up and running well, it works and does what it needs to do.
>> Next to that, after installing TortoiseSVN on my own computer and for my
colleague, we found a strange thing.
>> The scenario is like this:
>>
>> 1.I made an empty folder on our Windows machine.
>> 2.I checked out project ‘test’ to that folder, the project has been
imported successfully.
>> 3. When I make a new text file in the imported project folder for a
test, and right-click it -> TortoiseSVN -> Add ~ On my computer this works
fine, I can Add the file and after committing it the file will be commited
successfully.
>> 4. When I do step 3 on my colleagues computer, and right-click the text
file -> TortoiseSVN -> The only options showing are: Repo-browser,
Settings, Help, About. No add option
>
>
> Sounds like you missed out step 2 on your colleague's computer. If you
only see Repo-browser, Settings, Help, About then you are not in a
subversion working copy.
>

I've also seen this (and gotten confused for a few seconds) if I create a
new directory to put the new file in.

Since the new directory is not (yet) under version control, TortoiseSVN
doesn't show any version control options for files inside. You need to add
the directory before you can add any files inside it. Or, just add the both
of them together when you add the directory.

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