Form and layout comparer

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The Work Panel Form, Web Panel form and Layouts can be compared using the Editor, HTML or Outliner view.

Outliner

The Outliner option is used to compare two objects or two revisions of the same object in an structured way, displaying its elements as part of a hierarchy. Elements with changes are highlighted, as displayed in section 1 in the image below:

OutlinerComparer

The highlighted elements in the above image are those with differences, which are displayed, and also highlighted, in Section 2 of the image. When an element is inserted or deleted, a striped line will be displayed, as the gxReportLine1 element in the image above.

Note: The Outliner option is available as of GeneXus X Evolution 2 Upgrade 4.

Editor/HTML

The Web Panel's Form may also be compared through it's HTML code:

HTMLComparer

When comparing Procedures or Work Panels the Work Panel's Form or Layouts may be compared using the Editor comparer. This comparer displays the two objects/revisions in the same window.

EditorComparer

Note: Changes are not highlighted when using the Editor option.

Availability

This feature is available as of GeneXus X Evolution 2 Upgrade 4.

See also

HowTo: Compare Knowledge Base objects
Compare with server object







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