Comparing Versions of a Requirement

The Compare feature allows you to select two assets of the same type and compare the changes in the fields between the two different versions.

To compare two versions of a Requirement:

  1. Click (Define).
  2. Choose a Requirement from the Requirements list.
  3. Click the Versions tab.
  4. Select a version.
  5. Ctrl+click another version.
    The Compare button is enabled.
  6. Click (Compare). The Compare Versions dialog box opens with columns detailing each version of the asset. The fields that you can compare are grouped by various types (System, Description, UDAs, Extended Attributes, etc) and displayed in a tree list.
  7. Double click the Description field to view detailed differences in a new window. The Detailed Differences window shows exact text changes of the Requirement description.
  8. Click Options > Only show differences to hide all items that haven't changed.
  9. Click Options > Extended Attributes to show various other fields that may have changed.