how to set default line endings in source tree

we've set the .attribute file in but when we download .pas files to a local repository in source tree the LF isn't being turned into CRLF


Is there a setting to fix this?


I tried searching your KB but nothing so far.

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This functionality doesn't exist in SourceTree but in GIT itself. You can configure GIT to do it by typing:

git config core.autocrlf true in a command line console in your repository directory.


You can edit the config file of your repository from SourceTree indirectly by opening Repository | Repository Settings | Advanced tab, then click on the Edit Config File button at the bottom.

You'll see something that looks like this:

 repositoryformatversion = 0
 filemode = false
 bare = false
 logallrefupdates = true
 symlinks = false
 ignorecase = true
 hideDotFiles = dotGitOnly

Add autocrlf = true anywhere in the core section of the config file.

Warning: Notepad doesn't handle the initial line endings of the config file, use Wordpad.

While you're in the repository settings dialog, review the .gitignore file and make sure *.pas isn't declared there.

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