Sunday, April 12, 2009

DevTnT 2 - Sharing or saving Visual Studio settings

Settings in Visual Studio consist of customizations made to the integrated development environment (IDE) based on different types of development activities and your own customizations.
In Visual Studio use Tools - Import and Export Settings... - Export selected environment settings. For importing an existing profile use the Import option.

The main purposes we collected and which are mentioned by Microsoft as well are:
  • Create a copy for use on a second machine or if you re-install your system
  • Share your active settings with a team
  • Allow all team members to use the same settings in select areas, such as the editor, without removing individual customizations to other areas
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