Visual Source Safe - Get Latest (recursive) dialog

Posted on 2008-10-15
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I'm using Visual Source Safe and Visual Studio 2008 ... when I use "Get Latest (recursive)" I want to be able to see a list of files that were updated, merged, deleted etc. How do I switch that on?

Question by:craigdev
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ID: 22719311
Wouldn't Compare help do that?

Author Comment

ID: 22719336
Do I have to compare all the files in the solution, one by one, to see what changes have come through from other programmers?

With SVN when I do an update using TortoiseSVN the console will tell me everything that was added, updated, merged etc. Surely VSS has a similar feature?
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angus_young_acdc earned 500 total points
ID: 22719401
Have to say I prefer SVN myself over VSS.  But you can check for things like that:

Author Comment

ID: 22731920
VSS is positively awful. If I was using SVN I would be happy, unfortunately VSS is 'company policy' or so I'm told.

In SVN when you do an update the console tells you a list of modified files - but with VSS it happes in the background and you never know exactly what it has just done. There appear to be no options for this in VSS.

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ID: 22748534
VSS is indeed rather annoying.  Although like I say the link provided above may help in some way.

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