Compare rule versions to resolve merge conflicts, debug code, and audit changes that application developers made during rule check out. You can compare a rule with versions of the rule from before the rule check out, with the branched versions, or with the same rule in other ruleset versions.
- In the navigation pane of Dev Studio, click Records.
- Expand the category that stores your rule, and then select a subcategory.
- In the list of rules, click the name of the rule for which you want to run the comparison.
- In the header of the rule form, click Actions.
- Click View versions, and then select the version of the rule that you want to compare with the current rule.
- View the list of differences between the current rule and the compared version.For the current rule, each list entry shows:
- The type of changes.
- The name of the changed page or property.
- For modifications, the former and current values.
- If you review rules properties that store code, use a compare tool that provides a
detailed view of changes between versions.
- Click Compare text on a difference that you want to examine
to view all the changes between versions.">
- Optional: To make changes to the current version of the file, you can edit, add, or remove text.
- Optional: To replace a change in the currently edited rule with the version of the rule that you use in comparison, click the Revert chunk icon next to the change.
- Optional: To replace all your changes with the version of the rule that you are comparing to, click the Undo all changes icon.
- After you review the changes, click Done.
- Click Compare text on a difference that you want to examine to view all the changes between versions.
- Click the entry on the list to highlight the tab and element with the change on the current rule form.
- Optional: To see additional information about page and property changes, expand a list entry.
- If you make changes to the current rule in this view, click Save
changes to compare your revisions.
- Optional: To compare the current rule with another version, select the other version from the list in the Compare Rule header. The view is refreshed with the revised change information.
- Click Exit compare to return to the rule form.