P4VS User Guide (2021.2)

P4VS User Guide

This guide describes the installation, configuration, and operation of P4VS, the Helix Plugin for Visual Studio. With P4VS, developers who work with Microsoft Visual Studio have access to Helix Core features from within the Visual Studio interface. It is possible to check in and check out files, view the version history, and so on.

What's new

Following is a summary of new information with links to the most prominent topics. For a complete list, see the P4VS Release Notes.

Additional help for Helix Core

Helix Core overview

See Solutions Overview: Helix Core Version Control System for an introduction to Helix Core concepts and capabilities.

Helix server administration

See Helix Core Server Administrator Guide for information on installation, configuration, and management of Helix server.

Command line client usage

See the Helix Core Command-Line (P4) Guide for information on how to use the Helix server Command Line Client.

Command reference

See the Helix Core Command-Line (P4) Reference for usage and reference for the Helix server command-line client.