CodeStream 5.1 - Keep your Codemarks Relevant by Attaching Them to Another Code Block

Claudio PinkusClaudio Pinkus
October 30, 2019

CodeStream has sophisticated algorithms that automatically move codemarks to the right location as the code changes. Sometimes though, codemarks get disconnected from the code and the best approach to keep them relevant is to manually attach them to the right code block.  Scenarios where that situation is applicable include relocation to a different file, or a file being renamed, among others.  This new feature allows you to retain knowledge about your code in the correct context. 


Also new is the ability to click on codemark links embedded in external issues within issue trackers, such as Trello, Jira or Azure DevOps. As is the case in our integrations with Slack and Microsoft Teams, within the issue itself, users can now click to jump to the codemark’s web page, the codemark in their IDE, or the code block in GitHub, GitLab or BitBucket. This creates a bidirectional link, allowing codemarks to be viewed in the context of choice.


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