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To create a new Git branch
  1. Invoke the Branches menu as described in the section Accessing Git Branches Popup Menu.
  2. On the pop-up menu, choose New Branch.
  3. In the Create new branch dialog box, specify the branch name.

    Branch with the specified name is checked out, like git checkout -b does.

To check out a new Git branch from a local branch
  1. Invoke the Branches menu as described in the section Accessing Git Branches Popup Menu.
  2. On the pop-up list that shows all available local and remote branches, click the desired one, and choose Checkout as new branch on the submenu.
  3. In the Create new branch dialog box, specify the branch name.
To check out a new local branch from a remote branch
  1. Invoke the Branches menu as described in the section Accessing Git Branches Popup Menu.
  2. On the pop-up list that shows all available local and remote branches, click the desired one, and choose Checkout as new local branch.
  3. In the Checkout new branch from <branch name> dialog box, specify the name of the new branch.

    Branch with the specified name is checked out, and put under tracking.

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