KB: Change folder path location of managed project

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[Why] Pull master server project repository to a local folder path different from the previous/default or change the local folder path before pushing it back to the master server project repository [What] The folder path can be changed in Preferences as a default behavior, or on the fly in File » New » Project, or File » Open Project dialog. If the project folder is moved locally again, the dialog prompts you to confirm the new folder path upon opening the project. [How] The default folder path location C:\Users\Public\Documents\Altium can be modified in Preferences, Data Management » Design Repositories, Properties. Or on the fly, you can also specify each time during project creation, or pull a project from the server to a custom local path. If the project folder is moved locally again, File » Open Project, Browse.., navigate to the new location and double-click on *.PrjPCB upon which you are prompted to use the path as a new location for your local repository for the project.

Solution Details

First, the project folder location set for server master repository via web browser should not be confused with and has no influence on the folder path of the corresponding local working repository.
Projects in an Altium 365 Workspace | User Manual | Documentation
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If you are creating a new project or pulling an existing project from the server for the first time, the default folder path location is: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Altium which can be modified in Preferences, Data Management » Design Repositories, Properties.
https://www.altium.com/documentation/altium-designer/accessing-defining-managing-system-preferences#!design_repositories:~:text=existing%20design%20repository.-,Properties,-%2D%20click%20to%20open

Or on the fly, you can also specify each time during project creation, or pull a project from the server to a custom local path:
https://www.altium.com/documentation/altium-designer/opening-project#!opening-a-workspace-project:~:text=shared%20with%20you.-,You,-have%20the%20option

If you have some local changes made already that you want to push it back to the server and also to change the local folder path, go ahead and move the entire folder (containing .git and .gitignore) to the new location in Windows file system.  Once the folder moved, in Altium Designer, File » Open Project, Browse.., navigate to the new location and double-click on *.PrjPCB upon which you are prompted to use the path as a new location for your local repository for the project.
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