WebStorm 9.0.2 Web Help

Update Project Dialog (Subversion)

VCS | Update Project
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Context menu of a file or directory | Subversion | Update File/Directory
VCS | Subversion | Update File/Directory


Use this dialog box to update the local working copy of a file, directory, or project with a revision from the repository.

Item Description
Update/Switch to specific Url
  • Select this check box to synchronize your local working copy with a specific repository. Specify the source repository either in the URL text box through its full Url address or in the Use Branch text box through the branch name.
  • Clear this check box to bring the changes from the repository that corresponds to the current working copy.
Use Branch In this text box, specify the location of the required repository through its branch name. Click the Browse button browseButton to choose the required branch in the Select Branch dialog box that opens.
Url In this text box, specify the location of the required repository through its full URL address. Click the Browse button browseButton to open the Select Repository Location dialog box.

The text box is enabled only when the Update/Switch to specific Url check box is selected.

Update/Switch to specific revision Select this check box to synchronize your local working copy with a specific revision different from the HEAD revision. The Update/Switch to specific revision text box becomes enabled.
In this text box, specify the number of the revision to be used. Click the Browse button browseButton to open the Changes Browser dialog box. By default, WebStorm suggests to update your local working copy the HEAD revision. This option corresponds to the --non-recursive (-N) switch of the Subversion update command.
Depth Use this drop-down list to specify the range of recursion into subdirectories. The available options are:
  • Working copy - select this option to get files/directories from repository subtrees that have not been checked out yet.
  • Empty: select this option to involve only the current file.
  • Files: select this option to involve the files in the folder.
  • Immediates: select this option to involve direct children of the current file.
  • Infinity: select this option to enable full recursion.
Force Update Select this check box to have local files replaced with the files from the repository even if the local files have modifications and thus abandon the local modifications.
Update administrative information only in changed subtrees
Ignore Externals Select this check box if you do not want WebStorm take into account externals definitions during update.
Do not show this dialog in the future Select this check box to have WebStorm perform future updates silently.

To have WebStorm show this dialog box before update again:

  1. Open the Version Control - Confirmation page of the Settings dialog box.
  2. In the Display Option dialogs when these commands are invoked area, select the Update check box.

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Last modified: 11 December 2014
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