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Refresh_Display Initialization Variable

Visual Studio 2005

Specifies Yes (default) to automatically refresh the file list in the Visual SourceSafe Explorer file pane to reflect changes that users have made. Set this variable to No if you do not want to enable the automatic refresh. You can refresh manually using the Refresh File List command on the View menu.


Refreshing the file list keeps it up to date but also causes a momentary delay.

Refresh_Display = {Yes|No}

If using an automatic refresh, you can set the Refresh_Interval initialization variable to control how often to refresh the display.

You can set this variable in your Ss.ini file directly or in Visual SourceSafe Explorer. In Visual SourceSafe Explorer, use the SourceSafe Options dialog box, View tab. Select the Automatically refresh file list check box to set this variable to Yes.

Automatically refreshes the file list periodically:

Refresh_Display = Yes