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In this section, we will provide answers to frequently asked questions about Argos.

How to invite someone to my Argos team?

Navigate to your team settings, scroll down to members section, and click on "Invite Link". You can now share the team's link with the individuals you want to invite.

Note: everyone has access to Argos public repositories.

How do I update the screenshot comparison baseline?

Argos updates the comparison baseline screenshots when a commit is merged into the project's reference branch.

What is an orphan build?

An orphan build is the first build performed on a reference branch. It won't show any comparison. The screenshots of this build will be considered as the baseline for the following comparisons.

Why share repositories with Argos?

When you install the Argos app on either GitHub or GitLab, you'll be prompted to provide access to your repositories. This enables Argos to catalog your projects and identify reference builds for comparing with each pull request. Moreover, this access streamlines the process of keeping your authorized user list synchronized seamlessly.

How do I update the repositories list shared with Argos?

After you've set up the Argos app, you can modify the repositories you've allowed Argos to access. Please refer to the relevant section in our detailed GitHub doc or GitLab doc.

What app permissions does Argos require on Github?

Argos requires the following GitHub app permissions to function:

  • Contents — used to find a common commit ancestor between branches
  • Statuses — used to add statuses to commits
  • Pull requests — used to add comments in pull requests
  • Actions — used to allow tokenless authentication

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