Altium Designer Documentation

SVN Design Repository

Created: July 28, 2015 | Updated: June 19, 2017

The SVN Design Repository Dialog.

Summary

A design repository is a version control system that contains your team's design documents. The SVN Design Repository dialog allows you to edit the properties of a subversion-based design repository, which in turn allows you to manage revisions and version control.

Access

The SVN Design Repository dialog can be accessed through the the Data Management –  Design Repositories page of the Preference dialog. In the Design Repositories page, open the SVM Design Repository dialog in either of the following ways:

  • Double click on a repository.
  • Highlight a repository and click the Properties button.

Options/Controls

Use the available options to name your design repository and set the repository location. The dialog also allows you to view the repository's server information.

Design Repository Properties 

  • Name - Review and/or change the name of the design repository.
  • Default Checkout Path - Click the button next to the text box to change the design repository folder.

Repository

The Repository fields are displayed for information only.

  • Method - The method of design repository.
  • Server - The host server for the repository.
  • Server Port: View whether the repository uses a default or non default server port.
    • Default - If selected, the repository uses a default server port.
    • Non Default - If selected, the repository uses a non default server port. The server port's information will be displayed as well.
  • Repository Subfolder - The repository's designated subfolder.
  • User Name - Your user name for the repository.
  • Password - Your password for the design repository.
  • Test - Test if the connection to your design repository works. A dialog box will pop up to confirm whether it does or does not. If the connection fails, double check and correct the information you entered.
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