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Visual SourceSafe User Interface Reference

Visual Studio 2005

This section describes the dialog boxes and wizards used by Visual SourceSafe Explorer, Visual SourceSafe Administrator, and the SourceSafe plug-ins for Visual Studio.

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<your report title> Dialog Box

Displays a formatted report of selected information.

About Microsoft Visual SourceSafe Dialog Box

Displays information about your copy of Microsoft Visual SourceSafe.

Add Assignment for <name> Dialog Box (Administrator)

Adjusts the project rights assignment for a selected database user.

Add File Dialog Box (Explorer)

Adds files to a Visual SourceSafe project.

Add File Group Dialog Box (Administrator and Explorer)

Adds a new file group to the list of supported file groups.

Add File to <name> Dialog Box (Explorer)

Copies files into the selected Visual SourceSafe project.

Add SourceSafe Database Wizard

Locates and configures a Visual SourceSafe database.

Add to SourceSafe Dialog Box (Plug-in)

Adds a solution or project to source control using a SourceSafe plug-in in Visual Studio.

Add User Dialog Box (Administrator)

Adds a new user to the list of users for the current database.

Add Users for <name> Dialog Box (Administrator)

Adds users for a project.

Advanced Check Out Options Dialog Box (Plug-in)

Provides additional options that you can set to determine how a SourceSafe plug-in for Visual Studio checks out files.

Advanced Get Options Dialog Box (Plug-in)

Provides additional options that you can set to determine how a SourceSafe plug-in for Visual Studio gets files to a working folder.

Archive Wizard (Administrator)

Archives (backs up) projects in your Visual SourceSafe database.

Assignments for <name> Dialog Box (Administrator)

Changes project access rights to a Visual SourceSafe database for the selected user.

Branch Dialog Box (Explorer)

Branches a previously shared file.

Change Password Dialog Box (Administrator)

Changes the password for the selected user.

Check Hyperlinks Dialog Box (Explorer)

Checks HTML files for invalid links to other files.

Check Hyperlinks Results Dialog Box (Explorer)

Displays the results of a check for broken hyperlinks in a Web project.

Check In Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Checks a changed file or project into a database.

Check Out Dialog Box (Explorer)

Checks out the latest version of the selected file or project.

Check Out for Edit Dialog Box (Plug-in)

Checks out items from source control using a SourceSafe plug-in in Visual Studio.

Check Out Status Tab (Explorer and Plug-in)

Displays checkout information for the selected file.

Choose project from SourceSafe Dialog Box (Plug-in)

Selects a project from a database.

Choose Project Dialog Box (Administrator)

Allows you to select a project to archive (back up).

Clean Up Local Temporary Files Directory Dialog Box (Administrator)

Cleans up temporary files in the specified local directory.

Contents of <name> Dialog Box (Explorer)

Displays the contents of the selected Visual SourceSafe project.

Copy Rights Assignments to <name> Dialog Box (Administrator)

Copies a user's access rights to the specified user.

Create Project in <name> Dialog Box (Explorer)

Creates a new empty subproject under the selected project.

Create Site Map for <name> Dialog Box (Explorer)

Creates a site map of the HTML files in a Web project.

Delete Dialog Box (Explorer)

Deletes a file or a project, with all associated files.

Deleted Items Tab (Explorer)

Displays a list of items that have been deleted from the selected project.

Deploy Dialog Box (Explorer)

Deploys a Web project to one or more Web servers.

Difference Options Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Displays the options that specify how two versions of a file will be compared.

Differences between Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Displays the differences between two files or two versions of a single file.

Edit User Dialog Box (Administrator)

Changes the user name and sharing permissions for a user.

File Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Allows you to view or edit a file.

Files Report Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Creates a files report for a project.

Find Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Specifies search criteria.

Find in Files Dialog Box (Explorer)

Finds all instances of a specified character string.

Find in Files Results Dialog Box (Explorer)

Lists all files that contain the string specified in the Find in Files Dialog Box.

Folder Selection Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Allows you to select a folder.

General Tab (Explorer and Plug-in)

Displays general properties for the selected item.

Get Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Retrieves a read-only copy of the selected item from the database to your working folder.

Go To Dialog Box (Explorer)

Moves the cursor to a specified location in a file.

History Details Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Displays details of the history of a file or a project.

History of <name> Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Displays history information for the selected file.

History of Project Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Displays history information for the selected project.

History Options Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Allows you to set history options for a file.

History Report Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Prepares a report of history information on a file or project.

Label Dialog Box (Explorer)

Assigns descriptive text to a version.

Links for <name> Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Shows links for a shared file.

Links Tab (Explorer and Plug-in)

Displays share links for the selected file.

Lock Visual SourceSafe Database Dialog Box (Administrator)

Allows you to lock all users out of a Visual SourceSafe database.

Merge to <name> Dialog Box (Explorer)

Merges the selected file version with another version of the file.

Move Dialog Box (Explorer)

Relocates the selected subproject from one parent project to another.

Open SourceSafe Database Dialog Box

Opens a Visual SourceSafe database.

Password Dialog Box (Explorer)

Allows you to change the password to use in logging in to a Visual SourceSafe database.

Paths Tab (Explorer and Plug-in)

Displays the items that contain branched versions of the selected file.

Preview Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Displays a read-only preview of a report.

Project Difference Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Compares two versions of a project and specifies the display for the comparison results.

Project History Options Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Allows you to set history options for a project.

Project Rights Dialog Box (Administrator)

Displays and changes access rights for users in selected projects.

Reconcile all differences for <name> Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Reconciles differences between projects.

Restore Wizard (Administrator)

Restores projects from an archive file.

Search for Status Dialog Box (Explorer)

Searches for files by their database checkout status.

Search for Wildcard Dialog Box (Explorer)

Searches for files using a wildcard.

Select Dialog Box (Explorer)

Selects one or more files.

Select Temporary Folder Dialog Box (Explorer)

Allows selection of a folder to contain temporary files.

Server Configuration Dialog Box, LAN Service Tab (Administrator)

Allows configuration of a LAN service for LAN access to a database.

Server Configuration Dialog Box, SourceSafe Internet Tab (Administrator)

Allows configuration of a Web service for remote access to a database.

Set Shadow For Dialog Box (Administrator)

Allows you to set a shadow folder for a project.

Set Working Folder Dialog Box (Explorer)

Allows you to set your working folder.

Share Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Specifies a project to share with the current project.

Share from <name> Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Creates a new project that is identical to an old version of the selected project.

Share with <name> Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Shares the current version of a file or project.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Command Dialogs Tab (Explorer)

Allows you to specify whether option dialog boxes are displayed for certain commands.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Command Line Options Tab (Explorer)

Specifies defaults for some command line commands.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Custom Editors Tab (Explorer and Plug-in)

Allows you to set custom editor specifications.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Difference Tab (Explorer)

Allows you to specify global options for viewing differences between files or projects.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, File Types Tab (Administrator and Explorer)

Sets options relating to the types of files that you can store in a database.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, General Tab

Allows you to specify general configuration options that affect all users in the database user list.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Integration Tab (Plug-in)

Specifies integration information for a SourceSafe plug-in.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, International Settings Tab (Explorer and Plug-in)

Specifies international settings used in a distributed environment.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Local Files Tab (Explorer and Plug-in)

Specifies how Visual SourceSafe should handle files in your working folder.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Project Rights Tab (Administrator)

Enables the Rights by Project, Rights Assignments for User, and Copy User Rights commands.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Shadow Folders Tab (Administrator)

Sets options for a shadow folder.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Time Zone Tab (Administrator)

Identifies a single time zone for use in all date/time stamp operations for a database.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, View Tab (Explorer)

Specifies display options for Visual SourceSafe Explorer components.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Warnings Tab (Explorer)

Specifies whether warnings are displayed before actions that might result in accidental loss or deletion of data.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Web Tab (Administrator)

Sets options that are general to all Web projects in the database.

SourceSafe Options Dialog Box, Web Projects Tab (Administrator)

Sets information for a Web project.

Undo Check Out for <name> Dialog Box (Explorer)

Cancels a Check Out operation on files or projects that you have checked out, undoing all changes.

Undo Checkout Dialog Box (Plug-in)

Cancels a Check Out operation on a source-controlled item that you have checked out, undoing all changes.

Visual SourceSafe Login Dialog Box (Explorer and Plug-in)

Allows you to enter the database name and the login credentials required to access Visual SourceSafe.

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