Clonning of a single file or folder is possible

Is Bitbucket supports single file/ folder clonning? Can it be possible to do forking of a single file/ folder? 

In source stree I can do only repository cloning. Please help me.

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Hi Subhajit, there isn't a direct way to get a single file from a remote Git repository without cloning the whole repository. This is in part, because of the way that Git stores the file history internally. 

As a workaround, you can navigate to the remote repository in Bitbucket and copy the content of the source file.

Cheers! 

Ana

Thanks Ana for your reply.

So my guess is that we can only clone repository and brnaches right? 

Thanks,

Subhajit

Eric Henry Atlassian Team Jul 11, 2017

That is correct.

You can programmatically get the contents of a file/directory by using the API. You can see the docs for this here.

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