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Is there a reason the version graph doesn't graphically show merges?

tom_scarincetom_scarince Member, Developers Posts: 47 ✭✭

Branches are nicely shown with curving lines branching off.  Just wondering why merges aren't shown with lines that way as well?  Seems obvious to me...

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  • tim_hess427tim_hess427 Member Posts: 308 PRO
    I would like to see this too! I always end up creating named versions pre- and post-merge so that I can say something like "V5 - merged from V4 on B1” to keep some sort of idea what's going on. 
  • andres_dandlerandres_dandler Member Posts: 17 PRO
    Hi.  I would like this too.  Is this in process?
    Thanks.
  • JollsJolls Member Posts: 47 PRO
    lougallo said:
    It is not yet implemented. We are working on showing that.

    Is deleting branches also in the words? ie: after I merge back to main I can delete the branch? That option is one reason I'm not using branching as much as I'd like. I started using it on a complicated part that requires a lot of experimental iterative testing (microfluidics) but stopped once I realized it got very cluttered.
  • tim_hess427tim_hess427 Member Posts: 308 PRO
    @Jolls - Did you know that you can delete the workspace at the end of the branch? Once I realized that, I was able to clean a lot of stuff up in my larger documents. 
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,660 PRO
    edited January 23
    lougallo said (in 2016):
    It is not yet implemented. We are working on showing that.
    Did the dev doing the job take a long walk off a short pier?
    Business Systems and Configuration Controller
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,855 PRO
    Probably the same Dev that was in charge of colored faces...  <3
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,180
    @Jolls @tim_hess427 you need delete permissions (usually only the document creator) to delete a branch. If the doc was shared with you, chances are you don’t have permissions, but you can ask the doc owner. 

    @owen_sparks there’s quite a long pier opposite the new PTC office we just moved into, but to my knowledge no devs have gone near that yet. Merge in version graph is part of a larger body of work that will take some time to complete. 

    @john_mcclary if you want coloured faces you’ll just have to patient a little while longer!
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,855 PRO
     :D 
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