Source control icons

If you use ClearCase® for source control management, you can use shortcut menus in the Script Explorer to do ClearCase operations on a selected element, or view ClearCase icons in the Script Explorer that indicate the state of an element.

Select one or more elements in the Script Explorer, and then right-click one of the following icons from the shortcut menu to do ClearCase actions.

Icon Description
Adds an element to source control
Checks in an element
Checks out an element
Cancels the checkout of an element
Gets the latest version of an element
Shows checkouts
Shows the history of an element
Compares two elements or two different versions of the same element

Use the following ClearCase icons in the Script Explorer to determine the state of an element.

Symbol Description
Ready, checked out. You can perform the appropriate ClearCase commands on this element. For example, you can check in this element.
Warning, not in the expected state. You cannot perform a ClearCase operation on this element. For example, you try to check out the element but someone already checked out this element, or one of the supporting files associated with it.
Not ready. You cannot perform a ClearCase operation on this element. For example, someone has reserved the element, or one of the supporting files associated with it.


Related concepts

Software configuration management

ClearCase

Support for geographically-distributed project teams

Unreserved elements

Related tasks

Sharing a project

Add an element to source control

Checking out an element

Showing checkouts

Editing an element

Checking in an element

Undoing a checkout