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Branch Dialog Box (Explorer)

Visual Studio 2005

Branches a previously shared file. The Visual SourceSafe Branch command breaks the shared link between copies of the file, making the file versions independent and able to be part of separate projects.

Dialog Box Access

In Visual SourceSafe Explorer, select a shared file and, on the Versions menu, click Branch. The Branch command is also available through the Share with <name> and Share from <name> dialog boxes.


Specifies an optional comment describing a branched file. The comment can contain up to 4096 characters.


Lists the files to branch.

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