Open an Earlier Version of a Maestro Form

   MaestroPreviously known as Transact Maestro.  |    Form BuilderPlatform Developer |   17.10 This feature was updated in 17.10.

When you open a form version from the Maestro dashboard, the latest version of the form will be opened. Though this is normally what you want to do, sometimes you may want to open a previous version of the form. After a previous version of the form has been selected and edited, you can choose to set it as the current version of the form.

Since v17.10, the Journey platform follows open source semantic versioning conventions. Following this convention, all new form version names are recommended to start at version 1.0-develop until they reach production. In versions of Maestro prior to 17.10, form versions are incremented by whole numbers (for example version 1, version 2, version 3, etc.).

There are two methods available to open an earlier version of a form in Maestro.

Method 1

  1. Select a form from the Navigator pane.
  2. Select a form version.
  3. Click Edit Version.

Method 2

Expand the form in the Navigator pane, select the form version that you want to open, and click Edit.

Compare Form Versions

If you have multiple versions of a form, you can download the JSONJSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a syntax for storing and exchanging data and is used in Maestro to store forms. If a Form Builder wants to transfer their form to another system, they can do so by using the Download JSON file button. file of each version, and use an external tool to compare the differences between the downloaded form versions. There are two methods of downloading the JSON file of a form version.

Method 1

  1. Select the form from the Navigator pane.
  2. Select a form version.
  3. Click Download JSON.
  4. Select a different version from the list and download its JSON file.
  5. Using an external tool, you can then compare the differences between the two downloaded JSON files.

Method 2

  1. Select a form version from the Navigator pane
  2. Click Download JSON.
  3. Select a different version from the list and download its JSON file.
  4. Using an external tool, you can then compare the differences between the two downloaded JSON files.