VIA can update a project’s content with the deployments in a running SIS, through a management connection.

The update operation can be run in the SIS View on either:

  • a project node, or

  • one of the sub-category nodes (such as triggers or compositions).

To initiate the update operation right-click the node in the SIS View, and select SIS ▶ Update from the popup menu.


The VIA then tries to set up a management connection to the existing running SIS. If successful, it downloads the components found there into the local project. For each freshly downloaded component, VIA creates a new diagram and includes it in the project. For existing diagrams that represent a component also found in the SIS, VIA asks whether or not to overwrite the existing version.

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