Use this dialog to configure certain options of your repository or make these settings globally by selecting the "Remember as default" checkbox.
With these settings you can configure whether to delete obsolete remote branches or how to handle submodules when pulling.
With these settings you can configure what name and email address should be used when committing, as well as whether to sign all commits (see also Sign Tags and Commits).
You need to ensure the specified GPG program is configured to use an agent that can ask you for your key's passphrase using a GUI.
Otherwise you may get a gpg error "cannot open tty `/dev/tty': Device not configured".
Here you should configure the text encoding SmartGit should assume when viewing or editing text files, e.g. with the Compare, Index Editor or Conflict Solver.
UTF-8 with BOM, UTF-16 with BOM are detected automatically. Files with UTF-8 and without BOM should be able to be automatically detected from the content.