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Code Compare Integration with Visual Sourcesafe 2005

Perform the following steps to integrate Code Compare with Visual SourceSafe 2005:

  1. On the Tools menu of Visual Studio, select Options, and then click Source Control. On the displayed Plug-In Selection page, select Microsoft Visual SourceSafe in the Current source control plug-in combobox. Then go to the Plug-in Settings page and click the Advanced button.
Code Compare with Visual SourceSafe
  1. Go to the Custom Editors tab and add a custom diff tool, specifying the following settings:

Operation: File Difference

File Extension: .*

Command Line: " [InstallationDir]\CodeCompare.exe" /w /b %1 %2

File difference - Visual Sourcesafe
  1. Go to the Custom Editors tab and add a custom merge tool, specifying the following settings:

Operation: File Merge

File Extension: .*

Command Line: "[InstallationDir]\CodeMerge.exe" /b /TF=%1 /MF=%2 /BF=%3 /RF=%4

File merge - Visual Sourcesafe

Note: Use your product installation folder instead of [InstallationDir]. By default, it is C:\Program Files\Devart\Code Compare.

For a brief introduction to the features of our diff and merge tool, refer to the product's overview page.