Use this dialog box to select existing projects and add them to your solution. You can add an existing project from local or network directories and Web sites. Access the Add Existing Project dialog box by clicking Add Project on the File menu. A solution must be open in order to access this dialog box.
Before adding an existing project from shared directories in a multideveloper environment, you should attempt to ensure that your changes do not adversely affect or overwrite another developer's changes.
Use this drop-down list box to select an existing project by exploring a hierarchically structured view of files, folders, local drives, mapped network drives, and pointers to other Web resources on your computer.
You can use the Look in drop-down list box to add, modify, or remove a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) location.
Displays the files and folders located on the desktop.
Displays the files and folders at the location selected.
Displays the contents of your My Computer folder.
Use this text box to filter files and folders by name. Type the full or partial file name on which to filter, using an asterisk (*) as the wildcard character. Filtering allows you to locate a file or folder whose full name or exact location is unknown.
Navigate to Web and network locations by entering the URL or network path in the File name box. For example, "http://mywebsite" displays the files available at the "mywebsite" Web location and "\\myserver\myshare" displays the files available at the "myshare" location on "myserver".
Files of type
Use this text box to filter project files by file extension. Filtering by file type is especially useful when searching for a project item whose exact name is not known.