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Learning Perforce SCM by Robert Cowham, Neal Ralph Firth

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Custom P4V tools

P4V has a custom tool interface that allows you to integrate tools into the P4V menu system. Build, code review, formatting, and other process customization tools are commonly integrated into the P4V menu context using this technique.

Custom tools have been present for many years in P4V, and in some cases, the reason for the use of a custom tool has been made redundant by new P4V functionality.

Custom tools can be as simple as a straight forward p4 command-line output (useful for copy and paste of the text), or they can execute a script which performs multiple process steps.

To add or manage custom P4V tools select the Tools | Manage Custom Tools… menu to bring up this dialog:

From this dialog you have complete control of the custom ...

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