Good Practices when Associating Work Areas

If you are a Microsoft's Windows Explorer user then you should associate the work area with the project or stream from Windows Explorer using the Dimensions | Associate with source control menu option. This creates the required metadata information in the folder to allow you to download to or update your work area from Windows Explorer.

If you are a desktop client user then you should associate your project or stream from the desktop client. You will need to update your work area using the desktop client.

If you are working on multiple projects and/or streams, the work areas that you associate with the projects and/or streams should be siblings.You should not nest them beneath one another. For example, work areas for the projects DEV and MAINT there respective work areas would be: