Altium Designer Documentation

Add to Version Control (Choose target Design Repository)

Created: August 13, 2021 | Updated: September 25, 2021

The four iterations of the Add to Version Control dialog

Summary

The Add to Version Control dialog provides controls to add a project and its design documents to the design repository.

Access

The various iterations of this dialog are accessed in the following ways:

  • Select Project » History & Version Control » Add Project to Version Control from the main menu when a project is active.
  • Right-click on a project file in the Projects panel then select History & Version Control » Add Project to Version Control from the right-click menu.
  • Right-click on a project file in the Storage Manager panel then select Add Project Folder to Version Control from the right-click menu.

The Add to Version Control dialog
The Add to Version Control dialog

Summary

This iteration of the Add to Version Control dialog provides controls to choose the target design repository and set up a custom repository.

Access

The dialog is accessed if the selected project was created under version control in the following ways:

  • Select Project » History & Version Control » Add Project to Version Control from the main menu when a project is active.
  • Right-click on a project file in the Projects panel then select History & Version Control » Add Project to Version Control from the right-click menu.
  • Right-click on a project file in the Storage Manager panel then select Add Project Folder to Version Control from the right-click menu.

Options/Controls

  • Add to which Design Repository - choose the target design repository from the drop-down list. You also can click Dots to open the Data Management - Design Repositories page of the Preferences dialog to create a new design repository or connect to an existing one. If a local repository is chosen from the drop-down, the Add to Version Control (Choose Target Design Repository) dialog will appear.
  • Setup custom repository - click this link to open the Data Management - Design Repositories preferences dialog, where you may create or connect to a design repository.
  • Ok - click this to open the Make Available Online dialog, where you may register a project that is not currently under the Workspace's version control, with your connected Altium 365 Workspace.

Add to Version Control
The Add to Version Control dialog

Summary

The Add to Version Control (Choose Target Design Repository) dialog provides controls to add a project and its design documents to the design repository.

Access

The dialog is accessed in the following ways:

  • Select Project » History & Version Control » Add Project to Version Control from the main menu when a project is active.
  • Right-click on a project file in the Projects panel then select History & Version Control » Add Project to Version Control from the right-click menu.
  • Right-click on a project file in the Storage Manager panel then select Add Project Folder to Version Control from the right-click menu.

Options/Controls

  • Add to which Design Repository - choose the target design repository from the drop-down list. You also can click Dots to open the Data Management - Design Repositories page of the Preferences dialog to create a new design repository or connect to an existing one.
  • Folders - a list of the folder structure of the design repository.
  • New Folder - click to add a sub-folder under a selected repository folder.
Once you have added your project to version control and selected your target design repository, click OK. The Add to Version Control (Select Files to Add) dialog will appear so that you can select which design documents are added to the design repository.

Add to Version Control
The Add to Version Control (Select Files to Add) dialog

Summary

The Add to Version Control (Select Files to Add) dialog provides controls to select which design documents are added to the design repository.

Access

The dialog is accessed by selecting Project (or right-clicking on a project file in the Projects or Storage Manager panel) » History & Version Control » Add Project to Version Control then selecting the target design repository and folder in the resulting Add to Version Control (Choose Target Design Repository) dialog, then clicking OK.

Options/Controls

  • Path - displays the location of the project file.
  • Status - shows the version control status of the project file.
    Check the box next to the project folder to check all boxes and, therefore, add all the files to version control.
  • Commit - click to add the checked files to version control.

The Add to Version Control dialog
The Add to Version Control dialog

Summary

The Add to Version Control dialog provides controls to make the current project available online if there are no other custom repositories configured.

Access

The dialog is accessed if you are not currently using any Altium 365 Workspaces in the following ways:

  • Select Project » History & Version Control » Add Project to Version Control from the main menu when a project is active.
  • Right-click on a project file in the Projects panel then select History & Version Control » Add Project to Version Control from the right-click menu.
  • Right-click on a project file in the Storage Manager panel then select Add Project Folder to Version Control from the right-click menu.

Options/Controls

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