Comparing source control items

You can compare various source control items to view their differences.

Comparing a workspace or stream with another workspace, stream, or snapshot

You can compare all the components in a workspace or stream with all the components in another workspace, stream, or snapshot.

Procedure

  1. In the web client, click Source Control > Repository Workspace. A list of all the workspaces in the repository is displayed.
  2. Select the workspace that you want to compare with another repository workspace, stream, or snapshot.
  3. Based on the compare operation that you want to perform, complete one of the following steps:
    1. To compare the workspace with another workspace or stream, in the upper right, click the Compare with another Repository Workspace or Stream icon Compare with another Repository Workspace or Stream icon.
    2. To compare the workspace with a snapshot, in the upper right, click the Compare with Snapshot icon Compare with Snapshot icon.

Comparing a component with a workspace, stream, or baseline

You can compare a component with a workspace, stream, or baseline.

Procedure

  1. In the web client, click Source Control > Repository Workspace. A list of all the workspaces in the repository is displayed.
  2. Select the workspace that contains the component that you want to compare with a workspace, stream, or baseline.
  3. Based on the compare operation that you want to perform, complete one of the following steps:
    1. To compare the component with the current baseline, in the Actions column, hover over the Compare with icon and click Current Baseline.
      Compare component with baseline
    2. To compare the component with another baseline, in the Actions column, hover over the Compare with icon and click Baseline.
    3. To compare the component with one in another workspace or stream, in the Actions column, hover over the Compare with icon and click Another Repository Workspace or Stream.

Comparing a baseline with another baseline

You can compare a baseline with another baseline to see the differences between them.

Procedure

  1. In the web client, click Source Control > Advanced Search.
  2. On the Advanced search page, under Search For, select Baselines.
  3. Under Search By, in the Component field, enter the name of the component whose baseline you want to compare and click Search. A list of baselines is displayed.
  4. Select the baseline that you want to compare.
  5. In the upper- right, click the Compare icon Compare icon.

Comparing a snapshot with a repository workspace, stream, or another snapshot

You can compare a snapshot with a repository workspace, stream, or another snapshot.

Procedure

  1. In the web client, click Source Control > Repository Workspace. A list of all the workspaces in the repository is displayed.
  2. Select the workspace that owns the snapshot you want to compare.
  3. Click the snapshot tab and select the snapshot that you want to compare.
  4. Based on the compare operation that you want to perform, complete one of the following steps:
    1. To compare a snapshot with a workspace or a stream, in the upper right, click the Compare with another Repository Workspace or Stream icon Compare with another Repository Workspace or Stream icon.
    2. To compare a snapshot with another snapshot, in the upper right, click the Compare with Snapshot icon Compare with Snapshot icon.

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