What is Checked Out in SourceSafe

SourceSafe allows you to do a status search on projects & sub-projects (folders/sub-folders) to see what is checked out. This can be particularly handy for finding files that are checked out by people going on leave, leaving permanently or perhaps people that have already left!

Make sure you are in the appropriate project (folder), then use View > Search > Status Search or the CTRL + S hotkey. In the dialog you can perform a status search for all checked out files or just display files checked out to someone. The search area can be in the current project, current project and sub-projects, or if you want to bring SourceSafe to its knees, in all projects.

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