How to create a new SFDC analysis?

To define components for an ad-hoc analysis -  

  1. Click on the Menu button and select a Project
  2. Click on the New Analysis button
  3. Click on Scope & Analyze
  4. The Add & Analyze dialog box will appear. 
    Type the name of the component you wish to analyze, then hit Enter or click on the Search button 
    • You can use % to get results that contain your text in addition to exact matches. 
    • You can use the Type filter to select from various components types.
  5. Now, select the components from the list of results, and click on Add & Analyze or Add
     
    • Add 
      Will display the Scope Impact Summary

      or 
       
    • Add & Analyze
      Will redirect you to the dynamic Graph view and List View of your analysis

To define the scope for an existing Feature / Analysis - 

  1. Select the Workspace tab
  2. Select the Feature from the list
    Click here to learn how to sort, filter and group items in your Workspace
     
  3. Select the Impact Analysis tab.
    In the Scope section, click on Add Scope Item to search and select components for analysis

    Alternatively, you can use a Package XML file to Import Scope Items
    Learn more about Package XML