Copado allows you to select the base branch on a user story, the main branch on a pipeline, the branch on a pipeline connection or the base branch on a release.
Instead of inputting branch names manually, you can retrieve all branches as a list from your repository and select them.
This feature prevents inputting the name of the incorrect branch or of a branch that has been deleted as well as any typos that end users can make.
In order to access the branch selection screen, you only need to click on the corresponding 'select branch' button. Taking a user story as an example, click on Select Base Branch:
The grid below will be displayed where you can select the branch:
Click on the branch you would like to use as base branch and you will be redirected back to the user story.