So I have my changed (deleted) files in .gitignore (by right clicking add to .gitignore) but they still show up under changed files how can I stop the files from showing up?
You need to commit the deletion first. You cannot ignore files that are still part of HEAD.
Sorry, I don’t quite understand you I want to delete the files on my system but have the files remain for everyone else.
You can’t do that with
git sparse-checkout should be able to do what you want: Git - git-sparse-checkout Documentation
Note that it is marked as experimental, and also that those files will still be in the history (including in your