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How to: Label an Item Using a SourceSafe Plug-in

Visual Studio 2005

You can use a SourceSafe plug-in in Visual Studio to label a source-controlled item. Labeling as a method of version control is discussed in Version Control.

To label an item using a SourceSafe plug-in:

  1. In Visual Studio, open Solution Explorer and select the item to label.

  2. On the File menu, click Source Control, then click History.

  3. In the History Options dialog box (for files) or the Project History Options dialog box (for projects), click Include Labels, and then click OK.

  4. In the History of <name> dialog box (files) or History of Project dialog box (projects), select the version of the item at the top of the list, and then click Details.

  5. In the History Details dialog box, use the Label box to enter a descriptive label.

  6. Optionally enter a comment for the label in the Comment box.

  7. Click OK.

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