What is Dimensions for Visual Studio?

Serena® Dimensions® CM integrates the version and request management features of Dimensions directly into the Visual Studio environment. You can synchronize your Visual Studio projects and files with the Dimensions CM repository and update defects and issues without ever leaving your IDE. Once you have completed your work you can deliver your changes to projects and streams in Dimensions, while maintaining history using requests in either Dimensions CM or Serena Business Manager (SBM). The integration provides rich version and issue management functionality. Whether you are using Dimensions CM or SBM to manage requests and defects, you can create, update, and progress issues as you work on them.

Supported Versions of Visual Studio

The features described here only apply to Visual Studio 2005, 2008, and 2010. If you are using Visual Studio 2003, you must either: