• Using Visual SourceSafe - Label

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Label Introduction Visual SourceSafe allows you to define a label for a file or project version. A label is a short and concise description given for purposes of identification, for example, “3.0Beta” or “Release”. Label is one way in Visual...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Microsoft Source Code Control Interface (MSSCCI) Registry Entries

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial MSSCCI Registry Structure How to Edit/View the Registry Improvement in Visual Studio 2005 and 2008   MSSCCI Registry Structure MSSCCI uses registry to organize multiple SCC providers. There are 3 elements in the registry: 1. The provider specific registry entries...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Cloak

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Cloak is a useful little function in version control. It allows us to specify the projects to be ignored during recursive operations such as Get, Check In, Check Out, and Undo Check Out. Why Cloak Some of the subprojects may...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Branch

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial As we talked about in our last post Share, share is only a small function in version control. It should be combined with Branch to play a greater role. This article will talk about the following topics: Introduction to Branch,...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Switching Visual Studio projects from SourceSafe to other SCC providers

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial If you previously used SourceSafe to source control your Visual Studio projects and then find a better source control tool, you may need to switch the projects under SourceSafe to the new SCC (source code control) provider. In the following...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Share

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial In version control, Share enables files to be shared among multiple projects. It creates share links among these projects, so that the item can be viewed in all projects. If an item is modified in one project, the changes will...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - VSS in Visual Studio 2005 & 2008

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Navigation Links: Choosing SourceSafe as the SCC Provider in Visual Studio Adding Solution into Source Control of SourceSafe Performing SourceSafe Operations in Visual Studio Changing Source Control Binding Pending Checkins Window Viewing Source Control Message Visual SourceSafe can be integrated...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Project Diff

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Why Project Diff Project Difference compares two versions of a project and displays the comparison results. We can use it to see the differences between our local Windows folder and VSS project, two local Windows folders or two VSS projects....

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - File Merge

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial To better understand how files are merged, you first need know something about how diff works. If you have not read the article: Using Visual SourceSafe - File Diff, please click here. File Merge Introduction File merge is the foundation...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - File Diff

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Why File Diff File Diff is one of the important features that we use with a version control system. File Diff compares two files and shows the differences. With these differences, we can better track the modification of our code...