Moved local repository

Hi all,

I have moved the directory where my local files are stored for one of my projects. How do I tell SourceTree that the files it should be comparing to the remote repository files, are now in a different folder?

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You can simply add a new working copy since remote info is stored in the repository itself it should work automatically.

This worked, thanks. Obvious after the fact.

Just double-click on the bookmark to open it as usual (it should be labelled with 'Repository moved or deleted'), and select the option to re-locate the repo.

The directory hasn't moved, I've just moved my project files out of the directory.

I used to have the project files in the root of my local Apache installation. I have since moved the project files to a subdirectory of that root. So the directory still exists, just with none of the project files in it. Thus, the repository isn't labelled with "Repository moved or deleted".

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