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how-to articles - Visual SourceSafe 2005

how-to articles - Visual SourceSafe 2005

  • Anti-virus software may impact Visual SourceSafe performance
    With the increased concerns over viruses spreading over the Internet and through e-mail, many anti-virus software companies have implemented a feature that scans every file every time that the file is opened. This feature can have a dramatic...
  • INFO: How SourceSafe Selects a Viewer for a File
    To check settings to select a viewer for a file, SourceSafe follows these steps in order: Uses SRCSAFE.ini or SS.ini settings for selected extension. For example: .DOC = C:\WINWORD\WINWORD.EXE %1 Uses Editor setting in SRCSAFE.INI or SS.INI to set...
  • HOWTO: How to Create a New Database in SourceSafe
    Use the Mkss.exe in the ADMIN sub-directory to create a new SourceSafe database by following these steps: Create a target directory for the new database.Run MKSS <directory>.Run DDCONV <directory>. You do not need to use the following step with...
  • How To Change the Data Directory Location
    To move the SourceSafe data directory to a location different from the SourceSafe location, follow these steps: Copy the DATA directory to the new directory.IMPORTANT: Make sure you copy all subdirectories even if they are empty. SourceSafe will...
  • INFO: How SourceSafe Stores Log Files
    When files are added to Visual SourceSafe, the file names are "mangled" and placed into the database. There is no documentation on how SourceSafe knows to place files in the appropriate data sub-directory. SourceSafe translates all files and...
Last Review : March 15, 2013