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Replace_Writable Initialization Variable

Visual Studio 2005

Specifies the effect that file retrieval has on your local writable files.

Replace_Writable = {Merge|Replace|Ask|Skip}

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, Local Files tab, and set a value for the Replace writable files option. The options for this initialization variable are also settable in the Get dialog box.

Specifies that writable files are not overwritten during file retrieval:

Replace_Writable = Skip

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