3. Connecting to the main Subversion Repository
Click on the
Accept this certificate permanently radio button to
continue. Then click on
OK. You will then be asked to authenticate
yourself using your SVN account details. Once done you will see that the preview
repository has been added to the
Repository window of the client.
You now need to download the section of the web site you want to work on i.e. make a working copy. If you already have a working copy of the web site you want to work on, go to 3.3. Adding your current working directory.
In order to download the contents of a directory go to the
window. Use the tree view to navigate to the top level section of the OUCS site that you
want to download to your machine e.g.
Now click on the
Browse button and navigate to where you want to store
the folder and files. We recommend that you have a folder named
Repository and that you store all your web documents in the same file
structure you see on the main server. So it would be best to create a skeleton structure
starting from the top of the OUCS tree that leads down to the directory you want to
OKbutton to start downloading your chosen section. If you now open the
Consolewindow (if its not already open), you will see messages appearing there showing you that the client is working. When all of the files have been downloaded the
Working Copywindow of the client will show your new downloaded files. These can now be opened for editing.
If you already have a working copy of part or all of the OUCS web site on your machine, you can make Syncro SVN client see and use this instead of starting a fresh download. To use a working copy of the preview web site:
- In the
Working Copywindow find and click on the
spannericon. This opens the
Working copies Listdialogue.
- Click the
Addbutton to open the
Add existing working copydialogue box
- Enter some text (that describes your working copy), e.g.,
ltg-preview, into the
- Click on the
foldersicon to browse to where your working copy is stored
- Select your working copy and click on the
Openbutton you will see the path and folder name added to the dialogue box
- Click on
OKand then click on
OKagain to complete the process