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Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice by Aleksandar Seovic

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Searching for Files in the Database

If we need to search for certain files in the database, we can use the Visual SourceSafe Explorer's search functions. We can find these functions in the View | Search menu.

Searching for Files in the Database

Visual SourceSafe Explorer offers two search functions:

  • Wildcard Search
  • Status Search

Wildcard Search

The Wildcard Search function allows us to search for files using wildcards. Using the Wildcard Search command displays the Search for Wildcard dialog.

Wildcard Search

We specify the wildcard in the Wildcard text box and we can also specify a search area. We can ...

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