Schematic Compare

Zachariah Peterson
|  Created: August 12, 2022  |  Updated: September 7, 2022
Schematic Compare

A design project doesn’t appear out of nowhere. The design process spreads over time, and project documents change. Schematic documents gradually become more complex, new functional blocks appear, and already finished parts can be modified and updated.

The need for compare

When the project is released and a series of boards is manufactured, adjustments will probably be made and a new release will be performed.

It is always useful to be able to track the evolution of a project. The Altium 365 platform allows not only to store all the intermediate versions of documents, but also has a powerful built-in tool for comparing documents, particularly schematics.

Project history

You can access project history directly in Altium Designer (from the Projects panel) or in the Altium 365 Workspace browser interface.

The project history is represented as an axis going from the bottom to the top that starts when the project was created and ends at its current state. The axis contains commits with a brief description of the changes made.