Module History

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Overview

Use the Module History page to audit, compare, or restore previous versions of a module. Every time a Creator Also known as Unqork Users, or Designer Users; is anyone who is inside the Unqork platform. saves changes in a module, a digital record known as a revision is saved in Module History. Each revision details what elements have been added, deleted, or moved, and the Creator that saved the module.

The Module History page includes the following functions:

TIP  For in-depth module revision management, view our UDLC Module Revision Dashboard Tool article.

Access the Module History Page

To access Module History from the Module Builder:

1. Navigate to and open an existing module that has been previously saved.
2. In the Module Builder, click the ··· (Settings) button. A drop-down menu displays.
3. Click Module History. A new tab opens in your browser, displaying the module's Module History page.

A static image displaying the Module Builder. the Settings button has been selected and the Module History button is highlighted.

Navigating the Module History Page

The Module History page contains all the elements needed to review, restore, audit, or copy a previous version of a module.

A static image displaying the Module History page. Numbers corespond to the table numbers below.

Loc Setting Description

1

Last Edited By

Displays the Creator Also known as Unqork Users, or Designer Users; is anyone who is inside the Unqork platform., time, and date when the module was last saved.

2

Compare

Click the Compare button, then select two modules from the history list.

TIP  To learn how to use the Compare tool, view the Compare Module Revisions section of this article.

3

Saved Revision Title

The title of the saved revision. Click the title text to rename it.

Under the title, the Creator Also known as Unqork Users, or Designer Users; is anyone who is inside the Unqork platform., date, and time of the revision display.

TIP  Click the (star Starring elements stores them in the Starred tab of your UDesigner homepage for quick access. You can star any element, regardless if it's yours or belongs to another team member.) next to the revision name to display it in the Starred list of the revision search filter.

4

Copy

Clicking this button opens the Module Builder in a new tab, containing a copy of the revision. Copied modules include the following title text: (COPY) (date, time). For example, New Membership Intake Forum (COPY) (4/23/2024, 3:48:54 PM).

NOTE  The Module Path also includes the Copy, Date, and Time values.

5

Preview

Click this button to open the revision in the Preview Archive Express View.

NOTE  Preview Archive Express View does not include the Style change function.

6

Restore this save

This button is disabled when the most current revision is selected. When an older revision is selected, clicking this button opens the Restore Module modal A modal is a window that appears on top of the content you are currently viewing.. Storing a previous revision does not overwrite the current version.

TIP  To learn how to restore a previous revision, view the Restore a Revision section.

7

Keyword Search Field

Enter a Revision title or part of a description to filter by.

Use the Date Range Filter to search for revisions that do not have custom names or description values.

8

Filter Drop-down

Filters the Revision History List. Filter types include:

  • Starred: Displays only revisions that have been starred.

  • Promoted: Displays only revisions that have been promoted to another environment level.

  • Restored: Displays only revisions that have been restored.

  • Named: Displays only revisions that have a custom name.

  • Contains Notes: Displays only revisions that have a value in the Description field.

9

Date Range Filter

Use this drop-down to filter the Revision History List using a date range. Predefined values include Today, Past Week, and Past Month. Otherwise, select a start date and end date using the Calendar tool.

10

Revision History List

Displays a list of revisions for the module. Revisions are sorted by month and year. Filter this list using the Keyword Search Field, Filter Drop-Down, and Date Range Filter functions.

Select a revision to display in the Revision Canvas. Hover over a unselected revision to display the ··· (Options) button. Clicking this button displays the following options:

  • Add Star: Marks the revision with a star. Set the Filter Drop-Down to Starred to view only starred revisions.

  • Rename: Customize the name of the revision. Customizing a revision's name lets you search for it in the Keyword Search field. Or, set the Filter Drop-Down to Named to view only revisions with custom names.

  • Copy This Version: Clicking this button opens the Module Builder in a new tab, containing a copy of the revision. Copied modules include the following title text: (COPY) (date, time). For example, New Membership Intake Forum (COPY) (4/23/2024, 3:48:54 PM).The Module Path also includes the Copy, Date, and Time values.

  • Compare To...: Opens the Compare tool and selects the revision for comparison. Select another revision to compare it against.

  • Preview in Express: Click this button to open the revision in the Preview Archive Express View.Preview Archive Express View does not include the Style change function.

  • Restore This Version: This button is disabled when the most current revision is selected. When an older revision is selected, clicking this button opens the Restore Module modal A modal is a window that appears on top of the content you are currently viewing.. Storing a previous revision does not overwrite the current version.To learn how to restore a previous revision, view the Restore a Revision section.

11

Revision Description

Click to add a description to the revision.

12

Revision Canvas

Displays changes made in the revision. All elements display a red dashed boarder.

Comparing Module Revisions

To compare two revisions of a module, click Compare. Then, select any two revisions from the Revision History List. When comparing revisions, you'll see the total number of edits, where you can filter by the edit type. Edit types include Added elements, Deleted elements, and Moved elements.

Navigating the Module History Compare View

A static image displaying the Module History Compare page. Numbers corespond to the table numbers below.

Loc Setting Description

1

Done

Returns you to the Module History View.

2

Revision Comparison Header

Displays the selected revision's titles, the Creator who saved the revision, and the date and time the revision was saved.

3

Total Edits by Edit Type

Displays the total edits based on the selection made from the Edit Type drop-down. For example, if the newest module version was the result of editing three components, Showing 3 edited components displays.

4

Current Edit and Total Edits

Displays the currently highlighted edit and the total amount of edits for that type. Click the ˄ (up) or ˅ (down) buttons to highlight a different edit. Highlighted edits display in a slightly darker shade of purple.

5

Edit Type

Filter the Revision Comparison Canvas view by edit type. Types of edits include:

  • All Edits: Displays the Added, Deleted, and Moved edit types.

    NOTE  By default, the Edit Type is set to All Edits.

  • Added: Filters the canvas view to display only Added elements. Added elements on the canvas are marked by the ADDED text.

  • Deleted: Filters the canvas view to display only Deleted elements. Deleted elements on the canvas are marked by the DELETED text.

  • Moved: Filters the canvas view to display only Moved elements. Moved elements on the canvas are marked by the MOVED text.

6

Selected Revisions

Displays the two revisions under the COMPARING tab. Click on a revision card to deselect it. The ··· (Options) buttons include the same settings as the Revision History List setting.

7

Revision Comparison Canvas

Displays which elements have been modified between the two revisions. Modified elements display a bright pink border with the edit types of ADDED, DELETED, or MOVED.

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