In normal scenario we do development on trunk. But after the first product release, we create an branch out of trunk so that the new release can be worked on trunk and any maintenance issues coming on production release can be worked in branch. In this article we would learn how we can create branch from trunk code using Tortoise SVN.
Step 1: Go inside the folder were trunk code resides.
Step 2: Right click and go to Tortoise SVN sub-menu.
Step 3: Make appropriate changes inside the next screen as per below image.
Finally click on OK, that would create the branch from trunk.