Delivering Local Changes to Dimensions CM

Deliver local work to Dimensions when you have completed work and need to add new and updated files to Dimensions. Ideally, no conflicts result because you are the only person working on the files that you have changed.

To deliver local work to Dimensions CM:

  1. Select the project in the Solution Explorer.

  2. Click the Deliver button, or select File | Source Control | Deliver. The Deliver wizard appears.

  3. Complete the following on the first page of the Deliver wizard:



    Include the following types of changes

    Choose the types of changes to deliver to Dimensions, including additions, deletions, modifications, and moves and renames.

    Filter using wildcards (optional)

    Enter expressions to include and exclude files and folders. For example, entering


    in the Exclude local files field excludes paths that end with the string ".obj"

    Show additional options

    Click to enter additional options on change detection and logging.

    Specify change detection method

    If you want Dimensions CM to only use the timestamp to detect whether files in the working location have changed, select Use modification time (fastest). If you want Dimensions CM to use the file checksum to detect whether files have changed, select Checksum file content.


    If you require an output log for the results of the synchronization, select Enable in folder under Logging and enter a path or click the Browse button.

  4. Click the Next button. One of the following occurs:

  5. Expand the folder tree as needed, or use the navigation buttons, to review the differences and conflicts:

  6. If necessary, change any of the following default options on the Defaults tab. These settings apply to all applicable files included in the delivery unless overridden for specific files:

  7. To set any of the above options to a unique value for specific files, select a file and click the Options tab. Here, you can override the setting with unique values.

  8. Click Next to display a delivery summary, then start the delivery.