Open Projects from Source Control


You can use SQL Server Management Studio to open projects directly from source control. When you do this, SQL Server Management Studio retrieves the latest version of the project and copies it to your local disk. The Management Studio environment also creates a solution for the project automatically.

After you have opened a project from source control, you can check out and modify the project files.

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The following procedure should only be used once. Thereafter, you should open the project like any other project (by clicking File, Open, and then Project).

To open a project from source control

  1. On the File menu, point to Source Control, and click Open From Source Control.

  2. If prompted, log on to Microsoft Visual SourceSafe.

  3. In the Create local project from SourceSafe dialog box, open the folder that contains the project to open.

  4. The Create a new project in the folder box changes to identify the local directory in which the project will be created. If you want to place the project in a different directory, type the path to the directory or use the Browse button to locate the directory on your local disk.

  5. In the Create a new project in the folder box, verify that the correct folder is displayed, and then click OK.

  6. In the Open Solution dialog box, select the project you want to open, and click Open.

Open Solutions and Projects from Source Control
Open Solutions from Source Control