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How to: Add Property Sheets to Source Code Control

Visual Studio 2008

When you set up a Visual C++ project to work together with Visual Source Safe, the project system will automatically update the .vcproj file in source code control. However, if you add user defined property sheets to your C++ project, the project system will not automatically update these files in source code control.

To set up property sheets in Visual Source Safe

  • Create a directory under the solution directory to store all your project property sheets for that solution.

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  • For broadly-used property sheets, such as property sheets that are common to several teams in a company, create a directory that is a peer directory of the solution directories to store all your project property sheets used by your teams within the company.