Version-control software allows you to keep several versions of a file. Each time the file is changed, a new version is created. Older versions can be retrieved. Related files can be grouped together. Multiple people can edit the same files and their changes can be merged together.

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How can I selectively disable zsh's version control integration when my CWD is on a remote filesystem?

I'm running zsh on OSX and on occasion I have to work on a mounted sshfs volume. However, git is REALLY slow over sshfs mounts. My prompt makes use of the vc mode stuff that zsh provides built in, but ...
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Intellij IDEA with perforce integration

I'm using Intellij IDEA 13 community edition. Can some one tell me how do I integrate it with the perforce VCS. Is there such a plugin available for the latest edition. P.S: I searched a lot and ...
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Git Extensions advanced filtering displays wrong results (commits that don't match my filters)

I'm using git extensions to do a file filter (using version 2.48). Right-click -> View -> set advanced filter I check only: ignore case file filter branches (is checked by default) but i have ...
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Tortoise CVS icons not visible in Win 7 x64

I'm running Tortoise CVS 1.10.10 (with CVS NT 2.5.03) on Win 7 x64, and my folder overlay icons won't appear. I don't remember when this happened, however I've a colleague running the same setup ...
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Where are global setting stored by fossil?

The fossil-scm settings wiki speaks of global settings as follows: You can also set a setting globally on your local machine. The value will be used for all repositories cloned to your machine, ...
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Which Version of Microsoft Word created a given document?

I'm starting to get multiple MS Word documents sent to me, and I'd like to detect what version of MS word created, or last saved, each doc. Is there some tool for that?   Or, can I determine such ...
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Using Git as an svn client

I used to use git-svn as a simple, powerful svn client. I stopped awhile ago for a variety of reasons, and now I'm trying to get started again, and it doesn't seem to work anymore. (Note: I'm not ...
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Sharepoint Excel file synchronization

I recently found a problem with Sharepoint and Excel with concurrent changes: Person A created an Excel file with, let say, 2k inputs and uploaded it to Sharepoint with website Person B did not open ...
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How to see console output of ClearCase Project Explorer or ClearCase Explorer as Cleartool commands?

When using Clearcase Project Explorer or ClearCase Explorer is it possible to see some kind of console or logging that shows what the equivalent commands would be in Cleartool? Using ClearCase 7. ...
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Version control for binary files? [closed]

Is there a good version control system for binary files? I would like to be able to use VC with things like photos and Word documents. I know some existing systems such as Subversion and Git support ...
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How to set up repository to version different directories

I'm wondering how to go about versioning different directories on my system that can't really sit in one central project/trunk/ directory. That is, I'm working on a client server with web frontend ...
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View incremental diffs of my revisions to files using Dropbox

Sometimes I use a simple editor like Notepad++ to edit my webpages on Dropbox. Notepad++, not being an über-editor or IDE, does not track file changes for me. But Dropbox does!! Has anybody ...
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How can I prevent my reviewer name from converting to “Author” after saving a Microsoft Word document on Mac's MS Word 2011?

Upon insertion of a comment or revision change Microsoft Word documents correctly reflects my User Name as the reviewer. However, after I save the document, all of my comments and revisions are ...
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How do we view and resolve the difference between my version and the server version of a file?

In our MS Office Upload Center, I have a file: Name MyFile.docx Location d.docs.live.net/2234hksjdfhk2j34/Documents/Work/ (this is OneDrive) Last in Sync 10/26/2014 2:50 PM Status Please Refresh ...
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Pulling and pushing local Git repo with Hg?

I want to be able to pull from and push to local (file://) git repo for some compability reasons. What are my current "up to date" options? I used hg convert successfully but I want to be able to ...
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How to execute code directly from CVS repository hosted on another server in AIX (Unix )?

We are trying to set CVS for version control. I have question regarding code execution from CVS repository. We have two servers. Let's call them Server A which hosts CVS repository and Server B ...
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Tortoise CVS merge branches

I have two branches DEVELOPPEMENT and DEVELOPPEMENT2. I would like to merge DEVELOPPEMENT and DEVELOPPEMENT2 into a same branch but not in the HEAD yet. How to do it with the Tortoise HMI? I ...
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Connect Dreamweaver with bitbucket

How can I connect bitbucket reposiory with Dreamweaver SVN? I am getting below error while I am trying to test my connection. Note: bitbucket can be accessed via SVN.
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Connect Dreamweawer CS6 to Bitbucket repository

I have a Git repository on Bitbucket and I would like to configure version control in Dreamweaver CS6. How do I do it?
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Simple file manager with version control

As the title suggests, I am looking for a simple file manager script that has some form of version control system built into it. My needs are: It needs to be web based (written in PHP using MySQL ...
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How do I prevent a “No supported authentication methods available” error when using TortoiseHg?

I'm trying out Mercurial for the first time but am having problems doing a push/pull/clone with a remote server (in this case it's codebasehq.com) when using TortoiseHg. Here are some steps to ...
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GIT merge master into a branch

I have been developing a new feature on a new branch, on the side I have committed quite a few changes on my master branch. I would like to know if it's possible to merge the master branch in my new ...
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Google Chrome Downgrade

I want to Downgrade my Google chrome version 37 to chrome version 35 for some purposes. I've been disabling the Google Update Services from services.msc and downloaded a stand alone versions but its ...
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How to track $HOME with git

I would like to track my $HOME dir with git. I've got many other git repos in other subdirs (eg $HOME/projects/repo_1 and so on), which shouldn't be tracked, since they already are. I have found ...
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How to push changes from a live deployment web server back to the git repository

I'm working in an environment where the developers work directly with script and image files on the live deployment web server. This is scary and has caused a few, though so far surprisingly few, ...
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Automatically track all changes to a folder on Windows 7 [closed]

Is there any software that can keep track of all changes that are made to the files in a specific folder? I'd like to keep track of the complete revision history of a specific folder (so that if I ...
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version control of for PDFs with annotations

I have a a lot of important PDF files. The only way I modify them is add/remove annotations. Is there an efficient way to have version control for such files. I can perhaps use standard tools like ...
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Copy (not clone) git repo and checkout different branch

I'm trying to set up dev and staging sites from a production site using git. The problem is that I just discovered a lot of vendor/other code is ignored by the repo (which I inherited) but is ...
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Tortoise SVN: Ignore missing items on my computer only

In my team, we have one guy using some big chunk of code that I am not using. Due to its size, I'd like not to have it on my computer unless I need it. So I simply deleted the whole directory on my PC ...
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checking out a portion of a git repository

How can I check out just a portion of a Git repository? I have a repository that has several modules, and I only want one of the modules installed on a particular site. In Subversion, I'd do svn ...
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Restore Gerrit project from local copy of git repo

What should I do to restore Gerrit project from local copy of Git repo? Suppose situation when bare git repo on master server was deleted and only local copy persisted. From local copy all references ...
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ST3: Annoying file changed reload popups

I use sublime text for my editors. I love it for everything else but 1 thing which is so annoying according to me. Whenever I change my branch, it brings up a pop up saying that file has changed and ...
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Prevent Git autocomplete listing remote branch names

I use msysGit/Bash on Windows with Git and I see there is a git-completion.bash file in C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\etc which I assume handles autocomplete in Git. When you type git checkout mas + ...
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Installing Mercurial on Mac OS X 10.6

I'm trying to install Mercurial on Mac OSX 10.6, but I'm having problems: I have Mac OS X 10.6, so I downloaded Mercurial 1.4.3 for OS X 10.6 from http://mercurial.berkwood.com/ I install the ...
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Versionable text spreadsheet format, ideally with GUI editor

I'm looking for a spreadsheet format that whose diffs won't look insane if I version it. Ideally this would have a decent editor to go with it (GUI preferably), and should be available ...
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Does Microsoft Office 2010 have version control?

Does Microsoft Office 2010 have version control? In other words, does it automatically save old versions of files?
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Git vs SVN: website storage efficiency [closed]

I know that SVN (Subversion) stores files' deltas in order to efficiently store data. Git however, is a little more complex. What I'm wondering is that if I were to store plain HTML, image and js ...
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Version control (hg): can one directory be “synced” with different repositories?

I have a directory for my work files which is under version control (Mercurial): ~/myfiles In a subpath, I have a directory with Emacs packages for my org-mode setup: ~/myfiles/org-mode As I said, ...
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Use server git installation in GitHub for Windows

We are using Git as the version control for our website development. I work from a laptop, which is connected to the internal network via a WiFi connection. I've mapped the server drives as network ...
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Why is hg fetch a deprecated extension? [closed]

Mercurial's fetch extenson conveniently pulls and merges from a remote repository. Recently, this feature has been deprecated by the developers. They recommend avoiding it and it is on the unloved ...
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hg status with multiple remotes

I am trying to use mercurial and work with multiple pull repos and a single push repo. I have tried changing the .hg/hgrc and is as given below: [paths] default = remoteA mine = remoteB default-push ...
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Should I add keystore files to version control?

Is there any reason to not store keystore files in version control? Is there a security risk to doing so?
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Checkpoint code in text editor (like a micro version control)

When I'm editing code, I want to periodically checkpoint my code (ranging from every 10-20 minutes to a few hours). Consider it as a micro version control at local level & something that I discard ...
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Tortoisehg is as slow as Christmas, small repo, small size

I'm really confused as to the problem here, I made a new repo yesterday for a project at work. The project itself is about 3GB but a lot of that is images that won't change so I told it to ignore ...
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How to prevent Excel from modifying the file on exit?

Whenever I open an Excel file and then close it without changing anything, the Excel would modify the file without asking a permission or giving any kind of warning. It modifies just 4 bytes at offset ...
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How best to backup My Documents (maybe with Git?) [closed]

I would like a good process to backup My Documents on my hard drive periodically to an external hard drive or repository. I want to have a snap shot at each backup period, and don't want to waste ...
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Which version of Git to use with Windows

I wish to install Git on Windows 7. There appears to be two versions. I will be using it in conjunction with Tortoise Git. http://msysgit.github.io/ http://git-scm.com/downloads An answer on ...
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Git doesn't observe new exceptions in .gitignore

[NOTE: This is not the usual "Git still tracks files I just added to .gitignore!" problem. This is the opposite of that.] I have a website's full directory structure in a Git repository. The CMS I ...
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project management beyond CVS

CVS is great when you have a simple, self-contained project, but what is the next step up the hierarchy? I have a lot of individual projects under CVS, but any realistic project has tendrils and ...
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How to automatic add file names in git commit message?

When I am writing a commit, I usually have the format: filename: add something I want commit to automatically add filename into the commit message, is that possible? I know about commit templates, ...