Creating baselines

A baseline records the current configuration of a component in a repository workspace or stream.

About this task

A baseline is a repository object that records the state of a component at a specific time. Each component has at least one baseline, which is created when the component is created.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the stream or repository workspace editor for which to create a component baseline.
  2. Under Components, hover over the component for which to create a baseline.
  3. In the Actions column, click the New Baseline icon New baseline.
  4. In the New Baseline for Component dialog box, enter a name and description for the baseline.
    Note: To see the list of existing baselines for the component, click Details. You might want to use a naming convention so that all baseline names have a similar construction that conveys meaning. Engineering Workflow Management source control adds a number to the start of the baseline name. You can use any UTF-8 characters to create baseline or component names.
  5. To create the baseline, click OK.
    Tip: To view the history of baselines for a component, click the Show Baselines icon Show baselinefor that component.

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