Checkout from SVN/ creating a project with exact same folder structure

Hi there,

i seem to be unable to checkout some HTML/PHP pages from SVN and retain the exact folder structure. idea 12 still wants to include thousands of root folders..or none at all

first: i use "checkout from VCS" in the project screen, getting to the SVN dialog selecting the branches-folder und check them out, afterwards create a new  Project, now i have a million folders it want as root folders... :(

i don't want  

/branches/branch1/html/js ,
/branches/branch2/html/js  as  root folders  

i want  /branches/ !!

why is that vastly more complicated than , say, eclipse or netbeans?

how do i accomplish that idea12 follows the folder structure my way?

would be nice if someone could tell me why it behaves like this

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are you talking about project roots or VCS roots? Could you please attach some screenshots?

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this is my structure inside our SVN
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when i check out the 'branches' folder

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i end up with this, i do not understand what i am doing wrong:

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but it should be like this (taken of eclipse i'm working in right now):

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please try the following:

- clear the checkboxes for all roots (just press Unmark All button) in Import project dialog, press Next, then Finish
- when the project is crteated, open the Project Structure (File/Project Structure)
- select Modules, hit Alt+Insert to add a new module
- in New Module dialog, choose Static Web/Web module, make sure to choose your branches folder as a content root

This should do the thing


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