Creating a New Area Filter


Follow this procedure when you want to create a new area filter to specify which item files are included when items are deployed to a new stage. Once you have created the area filter, you can then define its selection criteria.

To create a new area filter:

  1. From the Area Definitions main window, select the Area Filters tab.

  2. Do one of the following:

    If you want to...


    Create a new area filter from scratch

    Click the New button: new_area_filter_button00051.gif in the main window.

    Create a new area filter based on an existing filter

    Select the area filter you want to copy in the navigation pane and click the Copy button: copy_area_filter_button00052.gif in the main window.

  3. The New Area Filter dialog box or Copy Area Filter dialog box appears.

  4. Enter a name for the new template in the Template ID field.

  5. Click OK to create the template.

Once the template has been created, you can subsequently define the selection criteria, as described in Defining the Selection Criteria for an Area Filter.

Related Topics

New/Copy Area Filter Dialog Box

About Area Filters