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TortoiseSVN is a client for SVN repository servers used for committing, checking in and out, and updating repositories.

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“Repository has not been enabled to accept revision propchanges;” error

I'm trying to edit a log message in the TortoiseSVN repository on Windows 10. But while trying to commit a new message text the following message is appearing: After some researching I found that it ...
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New TortoiseSVN Certificate Error for LetsEncrypt signed server

Related to this old question from 2011, but a new problem: Tortoise SVN Error Validating Server Certificate We have an SVN server that has a certificate that is signed by LetsEncrypt. Until this week, ...
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Problems with cookies and TortoiseSVN

I use Google Chrome and I'm constantly logged off from my Google Account, but also from other websites. The other problem is that also my TortoiseSVN installation lose its user/password setting. I ...
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update svn in windows explorer address bar, how to keep CMD open

This is a very common question. Here's a new spin to it: I usually run commands directly in windows explorer windows (i.e. where you type the path in windows explorer). I often find myself typing e....
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SVN Commit Failed... Can't Move... Transaction '836-nr' cleanup failed...Can't Remove directory

We have an SVN repository we access using Tortoise. The host machine is a Windows 7 PC. Today I went to make a commit of a file change and got the following error: **Commit failed (details follow): ...
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svn+ssh and TortoiseSVN: Network connection closed unexpectedly

I have a Windows machine with PuTTY and TortoiseSVN installed, and the following content on the Settings > Network > SSH CLient box: "C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TortoisePlink.exe" -l <...
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TortoiseSVN asks for the credentials on Windows

I want to commit the work done in my local repo but when I am committing TortoiseSVN asks for the credentials. I am giving GitHub username and pasword, but TortoiseSVN asks for credentials again and ...
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Filezilla Directory Comparison showing directories green on local directory even when they are not updated

I am using Filezilla v3.41.2 (Windows) with "Directory Comparison" mode. For my project files, Filezilla shows the green color correctly when there is a change in any file(s) but for directories, it ...
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Tortoise SVN 1.12.0 stops working in Win 10 x64

I have updated TortoiseSVN from 1.11.1 to 1.12.0 in a Windows 10 x64. I'm able to perform any SVN operation (checkout, commit, update...) but Tortoise crashes when I try "Repo-browser" in a URL that ...
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TortoiseSVN: Go back to previous revision without a working copy

How can use Tortoise to go back to the previous revision and make it the HEAD without a working copy?
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Tortoise svn diff for excel files

I was pleasantly surprised to find that Tortoise svn diff lets me find the diff between two excel files. The cell which is different is highlighted in red. It works for small excel files. But I have ...
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Associate renamed file with "deleted" file in previous commit

This has probably already been asked, and I certainly would appreciate if someone finds a proper duplicate. However, please make sure to read the question carefully before marking it as duplicate. A ...
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Is there a way to delete something that has been shelved?

TortoiseSVN has the option to shelve/unshelve changes. I couldn't find a way to delete something that was shelved. The workaround I use is unshelve on a clean working copy and then reverting.
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TortoiseSVN unknown username *******

I am connecting with a VPN with OpenVPNGUI and when I ask to do a generally task with tortoiseSVN (Update, Commit...) it gives me the error in the title "Unknown username *****" (Of course the ...
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Chrome constantly claims that TortoiseSVN prevents it from working correctly

As a continuity to this question. When ever Chrome claims that it didn't shut down correctly: it also displays a separate tab, in which it claims that TortoiseSVN prevents it from working correctly: ...
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Can I block svn from committing if the code contains certain keywords?

Every once in a while I happen to accidentally commit code containing console.log or debugger; to my svn trunk. Obviously this is not ideal and I'd like to add checks that'd prevent me from committing ...
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TortoiseSVN working copy multiple access

I have workstation that multiple users can login and use. We have configuration files in a working copy in a public directory that are version controlled on that workstation. The idea would be that ...
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Manage conflicts with svn update command line

I'm implementing a batch program that updates recursively some SVN projects in a directory. I work with Tortoise SVN. All works fine expect one case: when I have conflicts during the update, the ...
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Opening zip file slows down explorer if SVN enabled folder is in quick access list

I have a couple of SVN folders in my quick access list, and TortoiseSVN installed. After opening a .zip file using Explorer's built-in viewer, Explorer slows down whenever a file is selected. This ...
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TortoiseSVN context menu no longer gives Checkout option

I have been using TortoiseSVN successfully for a while, but am now unable to checkout code! It appears that all folders on my computer are being treated as 'versioned' by TortoiseSVN, with the same ...
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TortoiseSVN Diff in the main right click menu

Hello Super (smart) users, I use TortoiseSVN for version control. Usually, I use the right click menu for the file in Windows explorer. I mainly use SVN commit, update and diff. SVN Diff is located ...
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How can I delete a folder named '.' from SVN?

I'm attempting to check out a directory from my company's SVN repo using TortoiseSVN on Windows 10. Unfortunately, somebody at some point managed to check in a folder called . (a period/fullstop) ...
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How to find out if proxy-user is sent to Proxy by TortoiseSVN

I configured TortoiseSVN to use a servers file with proxy username and password like this: [apache] http-auth-types = Negotiate;ntlm;basic http-proxy-host = 130.0.9.165 http-proxy-port = 8080 http-...
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Why can't I execute a client-side hook script when committing a switched path?

I have got an SVN repository (version 1.9.2), and I am using a TortoiseSVN client (version 1.9.2) on a Windows 7 (x64) machine. There are client-side hook scripts (start-commit, pre-commit and post-...
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Tortoise svn repo browser too slow

Tortoise SVN 1.9.5 repo browser is very slow if parent contains large # of projects(more than 10 mins). For other URL with the same repository where parent has few # of directory, it works. I do not ...
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Object expected Microsoft JScript runtime error 800A138F when viewing diffs inside of TortoiseSVN update log

After I get an update, I double click a JavaScript file in my update log and get the following error message: I've tried clearing everything inside of Settings -> Saved Data but I still get errors. I'...
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Why does Windows limit icon overlays to 15?

We can see endless questions about Dropbox vs TortoiseSVN vs many other apps icon overlays conflicts. Two examples: Why are Icon Overlays (from 3rdParty-Apps) not showing up in the Win8 Explorer? Can ...
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Folders renamed through Windows Explorer keep the original name

I have a directory tree with nothing special (no network, no symlinks, no weird permissions...) except that certain folders are Subversion working copies managed with TortoiseSVN. I've been using it ...
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How do I disable SVN for a folder in my repository?

I have a folder that holds all my project files. It's is for a video game, so there are lots of graphics files. How do I disable SVN for the folder(s) in Tortoise SVN since I have limited storage ...
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Tortoisesvn seems stuck in non-recursive mode

Just set up a new machine, running windows 10, and installed TortoiseSVN 1.9.4, Build 27285 - 64 Bit Did plenty of reboots, needed the first one for the icons to appear. However it seems to be stuck ...
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TortoiseSVN on local PC with existing projects

I have a few existing coding projects, in scattered directories and would like to bring them under version control on my local PC. I tried following the instructions, but couldn't see how to add ...
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Hook Scripts: what does the "Always execute the script" checkbox or the related "enforce" flag mean?

In the Hook Scripts section of the Settings of TortoiseSVN (version 1.9.2, on Windows 7 x64), there is a checkbox "Always execute the script" in the "Configure Hook Scripts" dialog: The same checkbox ...
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How can I prevent TortoiseSVN from trying to sync deleted folders to a closed repository?

I have a folder with all of my working copy folders in it. Most of the working copies are linked to repositories in one account, but one folder went to an old repository on a different account. I no ...
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How can TortoiseSVN be installed from msiexec.exe command line and include command utilities?

I need to create a command line that will install TortoiseSVN and include the Subversion command line utilities. What options on the msiexec.exe command line would tell the installer to include the ...
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How to find the current revision that a working copy is in using TortoiseSVN?

I have an old working copy of an SVN repository with 100,000 revisions. How can I find out what revision that working copy is in without modifying it? I'd prefer a GUI solution to this problem using ...
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SVN: Vacuum/delete pristine copies from command line

How can I vacuum/delete all pristine copies of a working copy from command line? Use case: I have multiple working copies (20+) checked out (same case for many developers in our firm) some of those ...
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Can svn client get the list of available repo from server?

Can svn client get the list of available repo from server? For example, I've got the VisualSVN Server in our LAN, and lot of repo's on this server. How user can get the list of all existing repos in ...
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Does the SVN server version affect what version of AnkhSVN or TortoiseSVN I can install?

Our SVN server version is 1.6.11. I am setting up a new machine and am wondering if that version affects what versions of AnkhSVN and TortoiseSVN I need to install.
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How do I change the default repo path?

Every time I add a new Visual Studio solution to SVN via Ankh or Tortoise, it always gets added to the same folder that I do not want it added to. I must have somehow changed a default path setting ...
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SVN Checkout without URL on CLI

So I used the svn CLI client for the first time today, after having exclusively used TortoiseSVN so far (i.e. for a few years). The one thing that bugs me is having to provide the repo URL for every ...
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Tortoise SVN timestamp should sync with server's date instead of client's date

We have implemented Tortoise SVN. I am facing a problem with date and time that when someone update the SVN it take date and time of client PC instead of taking server's time. So how can I get the ...
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Tortoise SVN - Checkouts for repositories with many tags/branches

When doing a checkout using Tortoise SVN, if a repository has the trunk, as well as many branches/tags, won't the checkout time grow quite a bit over time? Every time a checkout is done from the ...
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SVN Server config for not allow same message commit from client

I had setup SVN Server for my group work. And now, I want user could not commit code to Server with the same messages. Is it possible to format comment from client like: *.*.*.* (1.0.0.1). If user ...
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TortoiseSVN shell overlays only showing for medium and large icons in explorer

I have one computer where the TortoiseSVN shell icon overlays only display for medium and large icons in the Explorer on Windows 10. If I change to small icons or detailed view they disappear in the ...
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Automatically Update SVN working copy after commit

We have team of 125+ people and we are using tortoise SVN for version control. we have one excel sheet where every user have to update their daily work by end of the day but thing is that no body is ...
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TortoiseSVN focuses on search bar in show log after comparing files

I am using the "Show Log" functionality to view differences and I pick a file to show by pressing ENTER. The file shows up and the differences are viewed. Then I press Esc to return to the "Show Log" ...
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How close to 1:1 is SVN server storage usage vs pulled down content size?

Say I pulled down 100GB of content from a VisualSVN server. Can I make any inferences about the space that is used on the server itself to store that content? If it is all compressed I would imagine ...
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Tortoise connect to Server2012 visualSVN

I am moving my VisualSVN installation to a new server... Windows Server 2012 with VisualSVN 3.3.1(non enterprise) and local workstation is Windows 7 with Tortoise 1.8.11 When I try to connect to the ...
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tortoisesvn + network drives

I have a subversion repo on a network drive, Only I use the network drive, but from multiple computers. On computer A, where I started it from, tortoisesvn works fine, but from other computers, I ...
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viewing tortoisesvn diff of modified java svn files opens in ppt

I am getting this annoying behavior of opening my modified svn java files in ppt. When i do a svn diff it opens a ppt doc instead of using the existing tortoise svn diff tool. Any one has faced this ...
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