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  1. explanation of Backlog word

    Just to explain the meaning of Backlog

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    • Looking for help using a mobile phone iOS thanks!

      Sorry but I'm new to this my question is can I use (setup) this to work only for a iPhone 5s? I know all of you are saying this guy doesn't know anything! Lol true but I need to start somewhere right? Thanks for any advice or help

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      • How to make remote repository in network folder

        How to make Network folder with user authentication for Remote Repository?

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        • Bundle this info into a PDF

          Bundle this into a PDF for easy downloading and printing :)

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          • Are we have a tool convert Formatting Rules on Wiki page from Backlog to Markdown?

            As the tittle, I have many wiki pages with Backlog format.
            Today, I need convert all wiki pages to markdown?
            Please tell me how can I do this?

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              Hi Nam, to change the format from Backlog to Markdown, please click ‘Project Settings’ (top right area) > General tab > choose Markdown for the Formatting Rules, then hit ‘Submit’

              For the existing wiki pages, I am afraid that you need to convert the format of contents manually.

              Thank you.

            • ISTR

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              • why should I still select what system I use after I've selected the system which I used?

                I'm using the Chinese version in China, in the beginner's tutorial, when the website requires me to choose my system(Mac, Windows, or CMD), I chose cmd and clicked "next". The page it comes to is still a system-selection page. I tried other options and got the same result. I tried to access the pages directly from the category at the left, only to result in the same system-selection page. No javascript errors reported. website loading is finished. Orange(桔子浏览器) is my Browser.

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                  Hi, thank you for your report. We haven’t tested with the browser ‘Orange’, hence we are unable to support it, sorry.
                  Would you please use other browsers, like IE, Chrome and Safari?

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                    Hi, thank you for your feedback. We will consider to update that page.
                    Command to switch branch: git checkout
                    Example: git checkout develop
                    If use -b option, you can create and switch branch: git checkout -b develop

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                    • select window,some bugs,please update

                      select window,some bugs,please update

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                      • Please update the upset instructions

                        Please update your installation instructions, especially about the part about Git Config. The new version of TortiseGit includes the hierarchical git configuration. It is very confusing what 'Local/Global/System' means and which to choose. It will be helpful if you can explain them in simpler terms in your tutorial.

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                          Hi, thank you so much for your feedback.

                          Please select ‘Global’ for ‘Config source’.
                          Ref: https://cacoo.com/diagrams/V40yIgxdyyShctcq

                          The difference of each level:
                          Local – the current repository settings stored locally in .git/config
                          Project – settings for the current repository stored within the repository in /.tgitconfig
                          Global – settings for the current user
                          System – settings for all users of the system

                          Kindly have a look at the below Tortoisegit document page:
                          https://tortoisegit.org/docs/tortoisegit/tgit-dug-settings.html

                          Thank you.

                        • Explanation

                          Explain why you must delete and create a new tag in order to move a tag.

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                            Hi, thank you so much for your feedback.
                            We can move a tag with ‘-f’ option, like “git tag -f v1”.
                            We will delete the sentence “If you want to move a certain tag, you will have to delete it and create a new tag with the same name.”.

                          • Mistake on Note in page http://backlogtool.com/git-guide/en/stepup/stepup1_3.html

                            There's something wrong with Note on page http://backlogtool.com/git-guide/en/stepup/stepup1_3.html. Explanation is inconsistent with figure below it.

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                              Hi, thank you so much for the feedback. We have checked the Note part, but are not sure which sentence and part of the figure are inconsistent. Would you please quote the sentence and point out the part of figure?

                              Thank you for your time!

                            • Forbid some domain like google for china users.

                              You know, in china, we can't access any domain name like google, facebook, gravatar etc. So, please forbid these kinds of domain's load on your page. These third part domains hugely affects the use experience of a long time page loading. Thx.

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                                Hi, thank you for the feedback.
                                Though we are not sure if loading Google or Facebook button takes a long time as it’s processed asynchronously, we have removed those buttons from the Chinese version of Git Guide.
                                Please try to open the pages again to see if the loading issue is resolved.

                                Thanks again!

                              • why should I still select what system I use after I've selected the system which I used?

                                why should I still select what system I use after I've selected the system which I used?

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                                  Hi Tom, the selected system on any tutorial page should be remembered for other tutorial pages. We have checked our tutorial pages but couldn’t reproduce the problem.

                                  Please let us know more information so as to investigate the issue.

                                  - Did you see any JavaScript errors?
                                  - Please try to use other browsers to see if the same problem happens.
                                  - If possible, kindly try another pc, as we would like to know if the issue happens in a specific environment only.

                                  Thank you!

                                • Test

                                  Hello world!

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