Replacing File with Local History

You can replace a workfile with an entry from the local history of changes made to that workfile. A new entry is made in the local history each time you save changes to a file.

The replace utility is provided by Eclipse, and is only described briefly here. For more detailed information, see the online help provided with Eclipse.

To configure how many entries are retained and for how long, select Window | Preferences then select Local History from under Workbench.

To replace with local history:

  1. In Serena Explorer, right-click the file to replace and select Replace With | Local History.

    NOTE  The file must be checked out or writable.

  2. The Replace from Local History dialog box appears.

  3. Select a local history entry from the Local History of filename pane.

  4. Use the Select Next Change (NextChange_Button00003.gif) and Select Previous Change (PreviousChange_Button00004.gif) buttons to step through the changes.

  5. Do one of the following: