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Learning Perforce SCM by Robert Cowham, Neal Ralph Firth

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Accessing P4V actions

Like most GUI applications, P4V allows actions via command menus, tools bars, and shortcut keys.

Command menus

All of the features provided by P4V can be accessed through command menus. However, many users find that most of the features they use are better accessed through more direct methods such as context menus. We'll cover those methods throughout this book. The organization of the menus is as follows:

  • File: Used for creating new Perforce objects and accessing file content.
  • Edit: Provides standard copy-paste editor features and access to preferences via Edit | Preferences. Preferences are covered in Chapter 10, The P4V User Experience.
  • Search: Used for searching for files, text strings, and managing filters. More on managing ...

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