Overwrite Branches

Heretto CCMS enables you to overwrite branches by replacing files in one branch with files from another branch.

Switch to the branch with content that you want to use to overwrite another branch. For more information, see Switch Branches.
  1. If you want to overwrite a map in another branch, do the following:
    1. In the Content Library, click a map and from the right pane, select Branches.
    2. Click Push Changes > Replace.
  2. If you want to overwrite a topic in another branch, do the following:
    Note: By default, merging/replacing topics is disabled and the Topic Merge/Replace icon is hidden. To enable this feature, contact a Customer Success Manager.
    1. In the Content Library, open a topic or a map that contains the topic.
    2. In the Topic Toolbar, click the Topic Merge/Replace icon and select Replace.
      Figure 1. Topic Merge/Replace Icon
      Topic Replace menu
  3. In the Replace dialog, from the Into drop-down menu, select the branch with content that you want to replace.
    Figure 2. Merge Menu
    The merge menu
  4. If applicable, in the Filter files to be merged section, do any of the following:
    • To only overwrite the files with given file statuses, complete the File Status field.
    • To only overwrite files owned by a given user, complete the Owner field.
  5. Click Replace.
    The Branching Tab displays the progress of the replace operation.