Today i came across a weird issue when i was trying to switch from my stage branch to main branch. Visual Studio was showing following error:
Cannot switch to master because there are uncommitted changes. Commit or undo your changes before you switch branches. See the Output window for details.
Visual studio states that we cannot switch to other branch when there are uncommitted changes. But in my case i don't have any pending/uncommitted changes. So, as suggested in the error message i had a look at the output window.
Following is the error shown in my output window.
It states that there are some changes in the ResourcesController.cs file. But i din't have any changes in that file.
Fix for the Issue:
So, to fix the issue i just deleted the above file and did undo (From Team Explorer) to add it again. I tried to switch branch now and it WORKED!!
This way i solved the error "cannot switch to master because there are uncommitted changes. Commit or undo your changes before you switch branches. See the Output window for details."
This is the solution which worked for me. But, it may not be the ideal solution and no guarantee that it works for all. But it worked for most of the people.
Update (Fix 2):
If the above solution did not work, try to change the branch directly from Git Extensions. Just open the Git Extensions and select the branch from branch drop down.
If you find any other way to fix this problem please do comment below so that it may help others.