Changing a file’s type
Helix Server file types determine how a file is stored in the depot and synced to the workspace, and whether it can be diffed.
To change a file’s Helix Server file type (or other storage attributes):
Right-click the desired file and choose Check Out.
The file is checked out.
Right-click the file and choose Change Filetype….
The Change Filetype dialog is displayed.
- Set the desired type and attributes and click OK to dismiss the dialog.
- Submit the changelist containing the file.
For details about file types and attributes, see "File Types" the in the Helix Core Command-Line (P4) Reference.