Transfer a Branch

Branch Owners

When you create a Branch, you become the Branch Owner. As Branch Owner, you can:

How to transfer Branch ownership

To transfer Branch ownership, the new Branch owner needs to:

  1. Open the Abstract desktop app.
  2. Open the Project containing the Branch you’d like to take over.
  3. Select Branches from the left side pane.
  4. Select the Branch you’d like to transfer.
  5. Click NEW BRANCH in the top right corner.
  6. Name this Branch “[Old title]—[New Owner]’s version” or something similar.
  8. Select the parent Branch from the left side pane.
  9. Near the parent Branch title at the top, click the ••• menu.
  10. Select ARCHIVE.

Once the parent Branch is archived, the child Branch is automatically promoted to parent. From here, you can continue the work the original Owner started.