what are the files changed when you add com referecnes using Vs2003 with C# 1.1

Posted on 2010-01-08
Last Modified: 2013-12-17

 i want to know what are the files will be changed, if i add reference to the existing C# window based application code. i mean if i reight clik -> Add reference -> go to Com tab -> select 'microsoft office object library 12.0',  clik ok.
In this case i want to check-in only modifed files to configration tool, for this i want to know what are the files will be changed/added when i add com reference.
Environment: Vs 2003, 1.1 framework, C#.

Question by:ram27
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    Only the project file ie:

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    If you are running a source control tool. The easiest way for you to see that would be by checking in all the file and then adding the reference. Then you will be able to see all the files that are checked out - these will be the modified files.

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    in addition to the above,
    i am referncing Microsfot Office Object Library 11.0 in the project. now i want to remove reference to the Microsoft Office 11.0 and add microsoft office object library 12.0.  In this case also, will only <ProjectName>.csproj changed? or any thing else
    I am not using
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    Yes, you are correct. Only the csproj will be changed.
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