Options Window: Miscellaneous (Versioning Tab)
To access the Options window, select from the main menu: Tools ► Options (Windows and Linux)
mplab_ide ► Preferences (Mac OS)


The Versioning tab of the Miscellaneous category contains settings for version control systems supported by the IDE. Built-in support is provided for CVS, Mercurial, and Subversion, as well as the Local History feature. Other version control systems may be supported by plug-ins.

The Versioning tab in the Fonts & Colors category contains additional version control related settings.

Local History is similar to a classic versioning system in that it stores multiple versions of files. However, the storage is only local to your NetBeans installation. Local history enables you to examine content of files and folders back in time, lets you diff them and most importantly lets you rollback your sources to some previous state or revert already deleted files or folders. Here you can set the number of days that the local history will be maintained.

© 2017 Microchip Technology, Inc.
Information contained on this site regarding device applications and the like is provided only for your convenience and may be superseded by updates. It is your responsibility to ensure that your application meets with your specifications. MICROCHIP MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WRITTEN OR ORAL, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, RELATED TO THE INFORMATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ITS CONDITION, QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PURPOSE. Microchip disclaims all liability arising from this information and its use. Use of Microchip devices in life support and/or safety applications is entirely at the buyer's risk, and the buyer agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Microchip from any and all damages, claims, suits, or expenses resulting from such use. No licenses are conveyed, implicitly or otherwise, under any Microchip intellectual property rights.