Please note : This help page is not for the latest version of Enterprise Architect. The latest help can be found here.
You use the 'Compare Options' dialog to refine the output of the Compare utility when it compares the current model with a Baseline.
To display the dialog, either:
- Click on the on the 'Package Baselines' dialog, or
- Click on the 'Compare Options' icon on the 'Compare Utility' tab toolbar
If the 'Compare Utility' tab shows the results of a Baseline comparison, when you click on thethe display refreshes to refine the information according to the options you have selected.
Always Expand to Differences
Always display the list of elements fully expanded to show changes.
If you deselect the checkbox, when the 'Compare Utility' tab is first opened it lists the Package contents to element level, and you expand each element as required to show the changed items.
For large branches of the model, it is better to leave the checkbox unselected.
Show Elements that are
List elements that:
Suppress these Changes
Baseline Diagram Compare Options
Select the checkbox to always open the first parent Package for which there is a Baseline, when you select the diagram for comparison from the Project Browser.
- Package Baseline facilities are available in the Corporate, Unified and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect