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Chapter 28. Managing Application Develop... > Leveraging the Power of Visual Sourc...

Leveraging the Power of Visual SourceSafe

Not only does Visual SourceSafe help to manage the process of several developers working on an application simultaneously, but it also helps you manage versions of your application. It does this by showing you the differences between the checked-out version of an object and the version stored in the Visual SourceSafe project, by allowing you to view an object's history, and by letting you revert to an object's previous version.

Showing Differences Between Modules

One of the more powerful aspects of Visual SourceSafe is its ability to show the differences between the checked-out version of an object and the version in the SourceSafe project. These differences show you what you've done since you checked the object out. To view the differences, choose Tools | SourceSafe | View Differences. The Differences window opens, which lets you easily jump from difference to difference within the object. Deleted lines are blue, changed lines are red, and added lines are green.


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