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Learning Perforce SCM by Robert Cowham, Neal Ralph Firth

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P4V time-lapse view

The Time-lapse View tool is available on the right-click menu for files.

It is a bit like a diff on steroids! It allows you to see how a file has evolved since it was first added to the repository.

We encourage you to play with this tool and work out how it will best help you to understand how a file has changed over time.

P4V time-lapse view

Every line in the file is shown (line numbers are displayed here, they can be toggled off) and the boxes on the left-hand side show which revision was the last one to affect that line or block of lines. In this example, there are 26 revisions, but the first line was last modified as part of revision 22 (the figure ...

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