March 17, 2014
What’s New in Surround SCM 2014 Documentation
Surround SCM 2014 was recently released and we have documentation updates to share with you. Check out the following help topics to learn more about new features and enhancements added in this release.Email sign up
- Searching for text in files – Explains how to search for text in files to locate and open files you need to work with using the new Find in Files window.
- Indexing branches for optimized searches – Provides information about the new indexing server, which indexes branches for optimized performance and results when searching for text in files. Explains the differences between indexed and non-indexed searches and branch index management tasks the Surround SCM administrator can perform.
- Using branch templates – Provides information about new branch templates, which allow you to select specific repositories to include or exclude when creating new branches. Templates can also be used to change the repository structure for existing branches.
- Reviewing changes between files versions and Reviewing files – Include information about viewing different file versions in code reviews and how to view the content a review comment applies to in the version it was added to.
- Opening local files from Surround SCM – Explains how to quickly open local copies of files in working directories from Surround SCM.
- Viewing licenses in use – Explains how to view users who are currently using a Surround SCM license and information about the current session.
- Many of these new features are also available in the Surround SCM CLI, including searching for text in files using the findinfiles command, turning branch indexing on or off using the branchproperty command, and specifying repositories to include or exclude in new branches using the mkbranch command.
- The CLI quiet mode option, which allows you to skip prompts, was added to the following commands: add, checkin, checkout, move, rename, rm, rmbranch, and rmlabel.