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Visual Annotate > Features

Feature \ Edition Pro Edition Community Free Edition
Annotation
Color source code lines by usernames Play video
Color source code lines by file versions and branches \ UCM streams Play video
Color source code lines by dates, including time-lapse view Play video
Color source code lines by UCM activities Play video
Display current file version (in view context)
Display includes removed code lines that were present in one or more versions along the line of descent, but which do not appear in the specified version. See an example
A tooltip, indicating who made the change, when, on which activity (for UCM) and which stream/branch it comes from (in situation of merge, delivery or rebase)
A context menu, enabling to launch ClearCase operatings and to compare each source code line with its predecessor, source version or the version where this line was deleted in
Annotate specific file version (in filename@@version format)
Embedded 'Diff' and track changes - see them in one dashboard. See an example
Show who really made the change and more actual data. Learn more
Hide unnecessary information
Concurrent instances Unlimited 2 instances at most
Time limitation Unlimited 20 minutes a day.
You may need to re-download the tool once every few months
Source Code Viewer and Editor
Rich-report displayed to screen, including 'Search' feature (Firefox alike) and a context-menu
Search text in code lines (word-alike and Google Chrome-alike)
Supporting the following languages: Java, C, C++, C#, VB, HTML, Java script and Groovy
Editing and saving changes
Exporting to MS-Word and WordPad (Rich-text format) -
Supporting ASCII and UTF-8 encoding
Customize and save your preferences. See a screenshot
Integrations
Seamlessly integrated with ClearCase (Base and UCM)
Integrated with ClearCase Version
Integrated with ClearCase History
Integrated with Microsoft Visual Studio. Learn how to.
Integrated with Eclipse IDE. Learn how to.
Integrated with IntelliJ
Integration with many bug \ issue trackers. Learn how to.
Integrated with ClearCase Explorer
Integrated with Windows Explorer
Integrated with ClearTeam Explorer (ClearCase 8.0 CTE)
Integrated with our R&D Reporter
Integrated with comparison / differences tools like: Beyond Compare, ClearCase Diff Merge, Araxis, WinMerge etc.
Charts (see examples)
Pie chart: code distribution by usernames Watermarked
Pie chart: code distribution by file versions Watermarked
Pie chart: code distribution by UCM streams Watermarked
Pie chart: code distribution by UCM activities Watermarked
Support
Email support 30 days only
Phone support -
Webcast support -
Available licenses Floating or Node-locked.
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ALMtoolbox's Visual Annotate for ClearCase is a smart tool that enables developers on Windows to visually inspect changes to any given version of their software asset . It certainly improves developer and team productivity.

Sreenivasan Rajagopal, ClearCase ClearQuest Product Manager, IBM Rational

Visual Annotate can quickly show the "real" source of a code change, no matter how many branching and merging it underwent since last change. It saves a lot of time when you need to determine the origin of a specific lines of code, especially with large and complex version trees.

Yossi Zinger, SCM Team Leader, Algotec

I'm continuosly impressed by the ability of ALMtoolbox to fill a gap between the core functioanlity provided by ClearCase and the needs of our customers. Visual Annotate is just one of those tools provided by ALMtoolbox that can help ClearCase users easily understand the history of changes to a file, line by line

Howard Bernstein, Product Manager - ClearCase and ClearQuest, IBM Rational

This widget is very useful to improve productivity during debugging.

Pascal Chevochot, Software Development Lead, Sogitec

This is a very cool widget. There are some things you just want/need a GUI for, and this is one of them.

Geoffrey Clemm, Distinguished Engineer, IBM

Cool widget!

Daniel Diebolt, Senior Consultant, IBM Switzerland

Visual Annotate quickly finds code snippets entered between certain points in time. the alternative is version tree search. well, that is a needle in haystack!

Gabby Romano, Configuration Manager, IBM