Create new branch from tag in Sourcetree

Hi @all,

creating a new branch from a tag is one of my most used git operations.

$ git checkout -b new_branch tag_name

How can I do this with sourcetree? Just right-klick on a tag name on the left pane dosen't give me this option ...

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When you (left) click on a tag in the sidebar it'll navigate to that point in the log. You can right-click on this commit in the log (indeed, on any commit) and select 'Branch...' to create a branch from that point.

Ah top! Thank you!

WHen i do this and try to push that branch up to origin i get this error git -c diff.mnemonicprefix=false -c core.quotepath=false push -v --set-upstream origin 19.0:19.0 Pushing to http://gitlab.xxxx.com/engineering/xxx.git error: src refspec 19.0 matches more than one. error: failed to push some refs to 'http://gitlab.xxxx.com/engineering/xxx.git'; Completed with errors, see above.

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