Chapter 3. Basic Functions
The basic functionality of any SCM system is to track the files that are added, modified, and deleted within a workspace. This chapter demonstrates how to use the Perforce features as an individual and as the member of a team.
In this chapter we will cover:
- Accessing the server
- Populating a workspace
- Adding, editing, and deleting files
- Changing your mind
- Updating the server
- Understanding icons and file information
- Getting help
Getting something to work with
You need to connect to a Perforce server in order to have Perforce manage the files you work with. Connecting to a Perforce server involves several pieces of information, some of which are optional, so establishing your first connection can be a little intimidating. Not to ...