Compare Items Dialog

Use this dialog box to compare two items in the Serena Merge Tool.



Rules and Guidelines

Item specification

The specification of the selected item.


Another revision

Select a different revision of the item that is related to the request.

If only one revision is related to the request, this option is unavailable.

A workfile

Select a file to compare with the item.

Type the full path and filename, or click the Browse button to find a file.


Another item

Select a different item to compare with the item.

Type the item specification, or click the Browse button and select an item from the Select Object list.

The item specification has the following format:

productID:itemID. partVariant-itemType; revision

Expand substitution variables

Select to enable item header substitution.

For more information about item header substitution see the Dimensions CM User’s Guide.

Header substitution is not supported with optimistic source control.