Tracking Changes

If you want to track changes to data across your project, you can use two separate but complementary facilities - Auditing and Baselines.

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Auditing of model changes

Auditing is a project-level feature, available in the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, System Engineering and Ultimate editions, that enables you to record model changes in Enterprise Architect.

By enabling this feature, model administrators can view a range of information regarding changes, such as:

Who changed an element
How many elements they changed
When they changed the data
What the previous values were, and
What type of elements they changed

 

Auditing

Baselining and differencing to capture and roll back changes

The Enterprise Architect Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, System Engineering and Ultimate editions provide a facility to 'baseline' or snapshot a model branch in XMI format at a particular point in time, and store it within the model in compressed format.

More than one baseline can be stored against a single Enterprise Architect package; using baselines, you can compare packages at the current and earlier stages of development, using the Compare (Diff) utility.

The Compare utility is available in the Professional, Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, System Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect; it enables you to compare the current model with:

A Baseline
An exported Enterprise Architect XMI file on disk
A version-controlled Enterprise Architect XMI file on disk

 

Package Baselines

The Compare Utility (Diff)