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The Update command enables you to synchronize the contents of your local files with the repository. You can invoke this command on:

Depending on the updating options, the update procedure may take place silently. If all files are up-to-date, you are notified about that. Otherwise, the Update Info tab opens in the Version Control tool window where you can have the update information grouped as required.

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Updating files and folders

To update files and folders:

  1. Select one or more files and folders to be updated in any navigation view (for example, Project tool window).
  2. On the main Version Control menu, or on the context menu of the selection, choose <VCS>| Update.
  3. In the Update dialog specify the update options, which are different for the supported version control systems.
  4. Click OK.
Updating a project

To update a project:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • On the main menu, choose VCS | Update project
    • Press Ctrl+TCtrl+TCtrl+TCtrl+TCtrl+TCtrl+TCtrl+TCtrl+TCommand TCommand TCommand T.
    • On the main menu, click iconUpdateProject.
  2. In the Update dialog, click the tab for your version control system.
  3. Specify the update options, which are different for the supported version control systems.
  4. Click OK.
Grouping update information by namespaces or changelists
  • To group update information by namespaces or changelists, use the Group By Package groupByPackage and Group By Changelist icon_groupByChangelis buttons on the toolbar of the Update Info tab.

    Note the difference in the appearance of the tab:

    • Grouped by namespaces

      updatingFiles

    • Grouped by changelists

      updatingFilesGroupByChangelist

    Note

    Grouping by changelists is not available if the project is under Git or Mercurial control.

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