Altium Designer Documentation

Compare project revisions

Created: June 5, 2018 | Updated: June 15, 2018

The Compare project revisions dialogThe Compare project revisions dialog

Summary

The Compare project revisions dialog is used to compare two revisions of a PCB Fabrication Data Item, PCB Assembly Data Item, or PCB Project Design Item. This is a comparison of the generated file structure and a check of the files within that structure. Color-coded options are used to show files that have changed or not changed and those that have been added or removed.

Access

The dialog is accessed from the Explorer panel by selecting the two Item-Revisions that you want to compare then right-clicking and choosing Operations » Compare from the context menu.

Options/Controls

  •  Not Changed - enable to show only Item-Revisions that have not changed. The color box is used in the file structure below to denote the items that have not changed.
  •  Added - enable to show only Item-Revisions that have been added. The color box is used in the file structure below to denote the items that have been added.
  •  Removed - enable to show only Item-Revisions that have been removed. The color box is used in the file structure below to denote the items that have been removed.
  •  Changed - enable to show only Item-Revisions that have changed. The color box is used in the file structure below to denote the items that have changed.
  • File structure - displays the file structure of the compared Item-Revisions using the color coding described above to denote comparison results.  

 

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