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User Guide
Releases Tab
Releases Tab
The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer enables you to create releases, archived copies, of your content.
Creating a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to create a release and archive content in its current state.
Viewing a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to view a release.
Downloading a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to download the source files for a release.
Branching a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to branch a release.
Deprecating a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to deprecate a release that is no longer the latest release.
Releases Tab

The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer enables you to create releases, archived copies, of your content.
The Releases Tab creates releases of files, which are archives of content at a specific point in time. Once a release has been created, you can localize, output, branch, view, download and depreciate the release.
For more information, see Releases Overview.
Creating a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to create a release and archive content in its current state.
  1. In the Content Manager, right-click a topic or map and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.

  2. Click Create Release.

    Expected Result
    The Publish Release window displays.
  3. Enter a release name and notes.
  4. Click Publish Release.Releases Tab
result

A release is created for the topic or map and listed in the Releases Tab.

Viewing a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to view a release.
  1. In the Content Manager, right-click a topic or map and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.

  2. Click View.

    Expected Result
    The release name and released content display in the Resource Viewer.

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  3. Do any of the following:

    1. To navigate the topics, click a topic in the navigation pane.

      Step Information
    2. To navigate backwords or forwards, click Previous or Next.

      Step Information
result

You are viewing a release.

Downloading a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to download the source files for a release.
  1. In the Content Manager, right-click a topic or map and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.

  2. Click Download Source (zip). Download dialog
  3. Click Save.
result

The source files for the release are downloaded as a zip folder to your computer.

Branching a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to branch a release.
  1. In the Content Manager, right-click a topic or map and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.

  2. Click Branch.

    Expected Result
    The Create New Branch window displays.
  3. Do one of the following:

    • To create a new branch, enter a new branch name.
    • To merge the release into another branch, select the branch.
  4. Click Save.

    Expected Result
    A dialog displays.
  5. Click OK.
result

The release is branched.

Deprecating a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to deprecate a release that is no longer the latest release.
  1. In the Content Manager, right-click a topic or map and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.

  2. Click Deprecate this Release.

    Expected Result
    The release is deprecated and the release information is hidden.

result

The release is deprecated.