Duplicating change sets

You can duplicate a change set to create a new, active change set.

About this task

You can duplicate only completed change sets. The option to duplicate a change set is disabled if the change set is active.

Procedure

  1. In the Pending Changes view, navigate to the Outgoing folder of the component that contains the change set to duplicate.
  2. Right-click the change set and click Duplicate.
  3. In the Duplicate and Replace Change Set wizard, view the change set to duplicate and select one of the following options:
    • To discard the old change set, click Discard and click Next.
    • To suspend the old change set, click Suspend and click Next.
  4. On the second page of the Duplicate and Replace Change Set wizard, in the Enter a comment for the new change set field, enter a comment.
  5. Select one of the following options:
    • Associate the current work item with the new change set:
    1. Click Associate the current work item with the new change set.
    2. Optional: To remove the old duplicated change set from the work item, select the Remove the old duplicated change set from the selected work item check box.
    3. Click Finish.
      Note: If you do not have a current work item, you select whether to associate the change set with a work item or not.
    • Associate a different work item with the new change set:
    1. Click Select a work item to associate with the new change set.
    2. Optional: To remove the old duplicated change set from the work item, select the Remove the old duplicated change set from the selected work item check box.
    3. Click Next.
    4. On the Associate Work Item page, click Create a work item or Select an existing work item:
      • If you click Create a work item and then click Next, the New Work Item page is displayed. Enter the details to create a work item and click Finish.
      • If you click Select an existing work item, the Matching Work Items field is populated with work items that you opened most recently. Select one of these work items, or in the Search for a work item by id or summary text field, enter a work item ID or summary text. From the Matching Work Items list, select a work item and click Finish.

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