How to open Working Copy repositories in iA Writer

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  1. From the Library view select Edit.

  2. Tap 'Add Location'.

  3. Select Working Copy repo and hit Done.

  4. Hit Done on the Library to finish.

I had to scrabble about a bit to find out how to open Working Copy repositories from iA Writer (on iOS), so I thought I’d document it here.

Basically you need to add it to your Locations.

Step 1

Bring up the Library view in the left hand pane of iA Writer and hit the Edit button.

Accessing Working Copy from iA Writer, step 1.
Step1: click edit in the iAWriter Library.

Step 2

Tap the Add Location… link.

Accessing Working Copy from iA Writer, step 2.
Step2: click the Add Location link.

Step 3

Then, in the panel that comes up, you should see a Working Copy entry. Expand that and select the repository or directory you want to add. Then hit the Done button at the top-right of that panel.

Accessing Working Copy from iA Writer, step 3.
Step3: select the Working Copy repo and hit Done.

Step 4

To finish, hit the Done button at the top-right of the Library panel.

Accessing Working Copy from iA Writer, step 4.
Step4: hit Done in the Library pane to finish.

The Working Copy directory will then be added to your Library under Locations.

You can now add and edit files in that repository as you choose and then, when you’re finished, just go into Working Copy and commit and push the changes.