The Workspace manager, enables multiple directories to me managed as a single file set (see Figure 3.1).
For example you may have a working copy of your projects' trunk and a working copy of a branch residing in two different paths on your local machine like this:
Managing the two working copies as separate working directories is not always effective. Using the Workspace manager, the working copies can be managed as a single workspace (see Figure 3.1).
Authentication information (User and Password) is stored together with the workspace details enabling fast and seamless access to repositories.
The Workspace manager provides the following options:
The list of works spaces.
The list of working copy paths contained in the workspace file set.
Displays the dialog used for creating and editing workspaces file sets.
Displays the dialog used for creating and editing workspace file sets.
Displays the Rename workspace dialog used to change the name of the selected workspace.
Removes the selected workspace.
Loads the selected workspace.
Procedure 3.2. Creating a Workspace
From the main menu select Ctrl+W) . The Workspace manager dialog is displayed.-> (
Click the New. The New workspacedialog is displayed.
Enter a name for the new workspace then click OK. The New workspacedialog is displayed.
Click the ... button to display the Open dialog, change path to a working copy folder and click OK. The path is displayed in the Directory field.
Click Add to include the path in the workspace folder set.
Repeat these steps until all working copy paths that are to be part of the workspace have been added, then click OK. The workspace is created with all selected working copy paths associated to the workspace.
Click the Load button to open the workspace in eSvn as shown in Figure 3.1.