Select the appropriate radio button for the required display setting:
Type - changes are grouped under element type (such as Class or Requirement), and then grouped under the changed element
User - changes are grouped under user name, each with the number of changes for that user
Under each user name, changes are grouped as for the Type sort
Filter By Date/Time
Select to enable the Filter Settings button, to filter the audit results by time period.
Changes that occur outside the selected filter period are not shown in the Audit View.
Click to display the 'Time Filter' dialog, to set the filter time period:
Today - to display changes occurring today
Previous Hour - to display changes occurring in the last 60 minutes
Previous 24 Hours - to display changes occurring in the last 24 hours
Previous Week - to display changes occurring in the last 7 days
Previous 30 Days - to display changes occurring in the last 30 days
Previous Year - to display changes occurring in the last 365 days
Custom - to define your own time period, using the From and To fields
The six pre-configured time periods automatically update when you click on the Refresh button; custom periods are static and do not automatically update.
If you have set a filter period, and you deselect the 'Filter By Date/Time' checkbox, the period remains set; the custom time period, too, is retained so that you can re-use it or modify it later if required.
Read to see which:
Mode has been selected and
Time filter is being applied to the data
Click to display a menu of options to change the mode of the Audit View.
'Standard' - to automatically synchronize with the Browser window; where changes have been made, the Audit View reflects your selection from the Browser window - if you click on:
- An element, the Audit View displays the history for that element
- A Package, the Audit View displays the history for that Package
and its immediate children (but not the contents of nested Packages)
- A diagram, the Audit View displays the history for that diagram and
its contents (which could be drawn from a wide area of the Project
'Advanced' - to load large sets of log items independent of the Browser window; in this mode, a special Audit Settings group can be displayed in the Audit Tree, which records:
- When Auditing has been enabled and disabled
- Who made the change
- The date and time of the change
- Changes to the Audit Settings
- When Audit Operations are executed
- Security changes (which can be browsed in the same way as
'Deleted' - to display only deleted records, but otherwise data is shown as in 'Advanced' mode; records can be sorted by element type or by user as required
'Raw' - to display all audit records in chronological order without sorting, enabling you to see a progression of changes; this can be especially useful in determining date-time inconsistencies
Any search and filtering you define still apply, enabling you to view all of today’s changes in order, or all changes for a particular element in order, or both
Additional database information is displayed; this additional information might be insignificant or only in machine-readable format