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IntelliJ IDEA Essentials by Jarosław Krochmalski

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Configuring version control

The VCS configuration in IntelliJ IDEA can be changed at the project level. Head to the Version Control section in the Settings dialog box, as shown here:

Configuring version control

The Version Control section contains options that are common for all version control systems and also specific options for the different VCS systems (enabled by installing the corresponding plugins). IntelliJ IDEA uses a directory-based model for version control. The versioning mechanism is assigned to a specific directory that can either be a part of a project or can be just related to the project. This directory is not required to be located under the project root. ...

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