Saving and transferring customisations

Posted Wed, Nov 25 2009 13:54 by bill

I got an email from a reader last week asking about saving customisations in Visual Studio:

Hi Bill

I read an excellent article by you

http://visualstudiomagazine.com/Articles/2007/12/01/Customize-the-VB-IDE.aspx?Page=1

Just wondering if you know of a way to export those customisations so I can set up my computer at work restore after HDD fails and share my favorite settings with friends.

Also would like to do same for my VBIDE customisations

I have googled to no avail...... :-/

 

Well the good news is this is incredibly easy. On the Tools menu in Visual Studio you should see the “Import and Export Savings . . .” command.  You can choose what groups of settings to import or export.

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