View and compare changesets

You can inspect changesets in a stream or project, view changeset history, and compare changeset item revisions.

View changesets

Use the date and category filters to narrow down the list of displayed changesets.

To view changesets:

  1. Desktop client: Right-click a stream or project, or a subfolder, and select Changesets or Folder Changesets.

    Windows Explorer: Right-click a work area root folder, or a subfolder, and select Dimensions > Changesets.

    The Changesets dialog box opens.

    Tip: Selecting a subfolder limits the scope of the displayed changesets.

  2. To view entries from a specified date, select the From option and select the date.

    To view entries up to a specified date, select the To option and select the date.

  3. To filter the view by a category, select a category from the Filter list and enter a value.

    Example: Select Request(s) as a filtering attribute. In the Filter field, enter a request type, for example, ENH.

  4. Expand a changeset to view its contents. Each changeset includes its unique ID and a label that indicates its health. For details about changeset health labels, see Changeset health.

    Each row displays information about one item, including:

    • The change type
    • The path and revision
    • Related requests
    • The related PulseUno review, if available
  5. To view a changeset’s details, right-click and select Open Details. The changeset opens in PulseUno.

  6. To open the review associated with a changeset, right-click and select Open Review. The review opens in PulseUno.

    For details about changesets, see the PulseUno online help.

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Browse and compare changeset items

You can browse the content of a changeset item, open the item, view related objects, and edit the item’s properties.

You can compare a changeset item revision with:

  • Another revision of the same item.
  • A workfile on disk.
  • Another item revision in the repository.

To browse and compare a changeset item:

  1. Desktop client: Right-click a stream or project, or a subfolder, and select Changesets or Folder Changesets.

    Windows Explorer: Right-click a work area root folder, or a subfolder, and select Dimensions > Changesets.

  2. In the Changesets dialog box, expand a changeset.

  3. Right-click an item revision and select Open New Window. The Items window opens, where you can browse the item revision, view related objects, and perform other operations.
  4. To compare an item, right-click an item revision and select Compare with. The Compare Items dialog box opens. View differences and compare items, as described in Compare item revisions and files.

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Browse and open requests

You can browse and open requests related to a changeset.

To open a request:

Desktop client
  1. Right-click a stream or project, or a subfolder, and select Changesets or Folder Changesets. The Changesets dialog box opens.

  2. Right-click the top level of a changeset and select Open Related Requests. The Requests window displays related change requests.

  3. Browse and open the requests, view related items, and perform other operations as needed.

Windows Explorer
  1. Right-click a work area root folder, or a subfolder, and select Dimensions > Changesets. The Changesets dialog box opens.

  2. Right-click the top level of a changeset and select Browse Related Requests. The related change requests are displayed.

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View changeset item history

You can view the history of a changeset item revision.

To view the revision history:

  1. Desktop client: Right-click a stream or project, or a subfolder, and select Changesets or Folder Changesets.

    Windows Explorer: Right-click a work area root folder, or a subfolder, and select Dimensions > Changesets.

  2. In the Changesets dialog box, expand a changeset.

  3. Select a new or modified item revision, and click History in the toolbar. The History dialog box opens, where you can view the item's revision history and perform actions on the item’s revisions. For details, see View items.

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View changeset item pedigree

In the desktop client and Windows Explorer integration, you can view the pedigree of a changeset item revision.

To view the item revision's pedigree:

  1. Desktop client: Right-click a stream or project, or a subfolder, and select Changesets or Folder Changesets.

    Windows Explorer: Right-click a work area root folder, or a subfolder, and select Dimensions > Changesets.

  2. In the Changesets dialog box, expand a changeset.

  3. Right-click a new or modified item revision and select Pedigree. The Pedigree window opens. For details, see Work in the Pedigree window.

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