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Add a Folder From the Local File System

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IDE

To import multiple files and folders at once, you can add an existing folder from your local file system with its contents to your app.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that your preferred AppBuilder client is running and you are logged in.
  • Verify that you have opened the code for your app in AppBuilder.
  • Verify that the folder and its contents meet the AppBuilder requirements for file and folder names.

Procedure

In-Browser

This operation is not available in the in-browser client. Add multiple files by selecting AddExisting Files or import a directory from archive by selecting AddFrom Archive.

Universal

This operation is not available in the in-browser client. Add multiple files by selecting AddExisting Files or import a directory from archive by selecting AddFrom Archive.

Windows

  1. In Windows Explorer, navigate to the location where the folder is stored and select the folder.
  2. Drag the selection to the Project Navigator in the classic Windows desktop client and drop it on a location of your choice.
  3. If prompted, decide if you want to overwrite any existing files and folders.

Visual Studio

  1. In Windows Explorer, navigate to the location where the folder is stored and select the folder.
  2. Drag the selection to the Solution Explorer in Microsoft Visual Studio and drop it on a location of your choice.
    To import the folder and its contents in the root, drop the selection on the project node.
  3. If prompted, decide if you want to overwrite any existing files and folders.

If you cannot drag and drop files and folders in the Solution Explorer, copy the item from the file explorer and paste it on the target node in the Solution Explorer.

CLI

  • In a file explorer, manage the files and folders of your locally stored app.

Next Steps

Open your files for editing and continue writing and debugging your code.

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