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TortoiseHg has settings to enable the Mercurial Purge extension. But does it actually have a drop down menu or something so that you can purge a directory without having to go to the command line? Or is that extension setting just a convenient way to editing extension settings without needing to load a text file?

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From top menu bar in TortoiseHg Workbench simply select: Repository -> Purge. It will perform purge even without the need to install the Purge extension.

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Is there a way to purge a specific directory? That menu only works on a per-repo basis. – Nicol Bolas Oct 6 '11 at 1:35
AFAIK, no. Extension also works on repo-wide basis only – Lazy Badger Oct 6 '11 at 1:41
It works on sub-directories too. Just do hg purge ./. – Nicol Bolas Oct 6 '11 at 1:59
OK, you meant main menu in TortoiseHg Workbench. There is no Purge action in explorer context menu itself. – Jocelyn Jan 27 '15 at 13:58

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