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P4V User Guide (2017.1)

Clone

Clone is a combination of two operations, Init and Fetch . Clone fetches the files specified in a Remote Mapping and copies them to the new personal server. See Understanding Remote Mappings for more information on Remote Mappings. This approach is best when working collectively on an existing project; users work on a set of project files that are managed on a remote server.

There are two methods to performing a Clone operation from a remote server:

Connect P4V to a remote Helix Server. From the Depot Tree in the left pane, context click a single path you wish to Clone.

  1. With this option, P4V will create a remote mapping on the personal server, called ‘origin’, for the user that maps to the selected path. There is an option to create or select a different remote mapping.

Connect P4V to a remote Helix Server. Click the Clone icon from the top toolbar.

  1. With this option, a Remote Mapping must be specified or a new Remote Mapping must be created.

The user can then work on these files and periodically push changes back to the shared server from which the files were cloned. The user can also periodically fetch to get the latest changes made by others to the shared server files.

Prepare to fetch and push content between servers

If you subsequently want to push your work to a shared server or fetch files from a shared server, you must create a remote spec. See Fetch and Push and Understanding Remote Mappings for more information.

P4V User Guide (2017.1) Clone Clone is a combination of two operations, Init and Fetch . Clone fetches the files specified in a Remote Mapping and copies them to the new personal

The clone depot

As far as I know, you CAN select where you want it to clone. On the left side of vehicle manager, place a check mark at the depot (somewhere on the list) you want before hitting “clone.”

As far as I know, you CAN select where you want it to clone. On the left side of vehicle manager, place a check mark at the depot (somewhere on the list) you want before hitting “clone.”

Well I have missed that – will check it out tonight !

Well I have missed that – will check it out tonight !

Sorry but this doesn’t work. When you want to clone a train, the train line is selected on the left, not the depot. If you select the depot, then there are no vehicles to clone.
It’s one of those weired UI things. Too many different lists.

Sorry but this doesn’t work. When you want to clone a train, the train line is selected on the left, not the depot. If you select the depot, then there are no vehicles to clone.
It’s one of those weired UI things. Too many different lists.

Yes, just tried the checkbox and it came from a different depot. Perhaps it sends from the depot where the vehicle to be cloned was sent out from. I see no way to identify which depot a vehicle was sent from in the vehicle details, or change the depot it belongs to. Although it would be nice if the depot capacity had an actual use (defaults to 6 in code, but doesn’t seem to be 6)!

I had this issue aswell and the cloned train came out of a depot which wasn’t even connected to the track system of the original train. I had to delete the culprit depot and then it cloned it at the depot I wanted it to be.

Selecting a home depot for trains would be great – this issue not happening of course to begin with. And the more I play, the more cumbersome the UI gets really. As many said befores: too many clicks to get into too many different lists. This really needs some work.

As far as I know, you CAN select where you want it to clone. On the left side of vehicle manager, place a check mark at the depot (somewhere on the list) you want before hitting “clone.”

I was so excited to read this. Not only would it solve the problem, but there are times I’d *like* to clone a train onto a totally different line. Sad that it doesn’t work.

Perhaps a good solution would be something like a copy/paste. Find the train you want to clone, copy it, select a depot, and clone it there.

The clone depot As far as I know, you CAN select where you want it to clone. On the left side of vehicle manager, place a check mark at the depot (somewhere on the list) you want before hitting