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View (Command Line)

Visual Studio 2005

Displays the contents of the specified file. For definitions of the command options, see Command Options in this Help system.

ss View <file> [-H] [-I-] [-N] [-O] [-V] [-Y] [-?]

You must have the Read project right to use this command.

The View command displays the text of a Visual SourceSafe file in much the same way as the MS-DOS type command. It does not perform a get operation on the file or change anything in either Visual SourceSafe or your working folder.

By default, Visual SourceSafe displays the file by scrolling it on the command line. If you want the text displayed differently, set the Editor initialization variable to specify the text editor in which you want to view the text of the file.

Shows the contents of the file Test.c:

ss View TEST.C