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-====== HOWTO use TortoiseSVN on Windows ​======+====== HOWTO use Subversion ​======
  
-GAMS has made the first steps to incorporate ​Subversion (SVN) as its version control system for development and work with fellows. ​In order to help our partners to get started right away, we recommend either to use the SVN command line tools or the Windows GUI TortoiseSVN for adding and editing files under version control. For help on the SVN command line tools have a look at:+GAMS is using Subversion (SVN) as its version control system for development and work with fellows. ​
  
-  * [[http://​subversion.tigris.org/​|SVN Webiste]] +In order to help our partners to get started right away, we recommend either to use the SVN command line tools or the Windows GUI TortoiseSVN for adding and editing files under version control
-  * [[http://​svnbook.red-bean.com/​|Book:​ Version Control with Subversion]] +
-  * [[http://​ariejan.net/​svncheatsheet/​|SVN Cheat Sheet]]+
  
-This page is a quick and simple description of how to use the Windows shell extension TortoiseSVN. 
  
 +===== TortoiseSVN =====
 +
 +If you prefer using a GUI, we recommend using the Windows shell extension TortoiseSVN:​
   * [[http://​tortoisesvn.tigris.org/​|TortoiseSVN Website]]   * [[http://​tortoisesvn.tigris.org/​|TortoiseSVN Website]]
   * [[http://​tortoisesvn.net/​downloads|TortoiseSVN Download]]   * [[http://​tortoisesvn.net/​downloads|TortoiseSVN Download]]
  
 TortoiseSVN is an extension to the Windows Explorer that provides you simple and easy right mouse click access to  SVN commands. One of the nicest features of TortoiseSVN is the overlay of icons to tell you at glance which files are under version control and what their status is TortoiseSVN is an extension to the Windows Explorer that provides you simple and easy right mouse click access to  SVN commands. One of the nicest features of TortoiseSVN is the overlay of icons to tell you at glance which files are under version control and what their status is
-After installing TortoiseSVN you are ready to start:+after installing TortoiseSVN you are ready to start:
  
   * Open Windows Explorer   * Open Windows Explorer
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 When there are multiple users on a repository (which is of course the whole purpose of SVN), you may want to update your working copy before starting to work, to see if there were any changes committed in the meantime. Always sticking to this rule will help you avoiding a lot of conflicts. Therefore, again right click your folder and select 'SVN Update'​. This will download changed or added files if there were any. When there are multiple users on a repository (which is of course the whole purpose of SVN), you may want to update your working copy before starting to work, to see if there were any changes committed in the meantime. Always sticking to this rule will help you avoiding a lot of conflicts. Therefore, again right click your folder and select 'SVN Update'​. This will download changed or added files if there were any.
  
-Of course the above is a very very short introduction and covers only a small fraction of what SVN is able to do.+Of course the above is a very very short introduction and covers only a small fraction of what SVN is able to do. For more information you may want to check the [[http://​tortoisesvn.net/​faq|TortoiseSVN FAQ]]. 
 + 
 + 
 +===== SVN Command Line Tools ===== 
 + 
 +For help on the SVN command line tools have a look at: 
 + 
 +  * [[http://​subversion.tigris.org/​|SVN Website]] 
 +  * [[http://​subversion.tigris.org/​servlets/​ProjectDocumentList?​folderID=91|SVN Download]] ​  
 +  * [[http://​svnbook.red-bean.com/​|Book:​ Version Control with Subversion]] 
 + 
 +Also, type 'svn help' which lists all svn command line commands and/or 'svn help "​commandname"'​ for very useful detailed help. 
 + 
 +Also, just search for 'svn cheat sheet'​. This will give helpful summaries of the commonly used SVN commands.