To create a branch or tag by copying a directory, use the
Branch/Tag... action that is available in the
Tools menu when an item is selected in the Working Copy view or Repositories view, or from the
contextual menu of the Repositories view.
The Branch/Tag Dialog Box
You can configure the following options in this dialog box:
You can specify the source revision of the copy in the Copy from
section. You can choose between the following options:
HEAD revision in the repository - The new branch or tag will be
copied in the repository from the HEAD revision. The branch will be
created very quickly, as the repository will make a cheap copy.
Specific revision in the repository - The new branch will be
copied into the repository, but you can specify the exact desired revision. For example,
this is useful if you forgot to make a branch or tag when you released your application.
If you click the History button you can select the revision number
History dialog box. This type of branch will also be
created very quickly.
Working copy - (Available only if the item is selected from the
Working copy view). The new branch will be a copy of your local
working copy. If you have updated some files to an older revision in your working copy, or
if you have made local changes, that is exactly what goes into the copy. This involves
transferring some data from your working copy back to the repository, or more
specifically, the locally modified files.
You can specify the location of the new branch or tag in the