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/migratesettings

Visual Studio .NET 2003

Copies certain Options dialog box settings from a previous version of Visual Studio .NET to a more recently installed version.

devenv /migratesettings

Remarks

Displays the Migrate Options dialog box when the integrated development environment (IDE) loads.

The following options are migrated:

Settings Location
Fonts and Colors Fonts and Colors, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Documents defaults Documents, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Project defaults Projects and Solutions, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Custom shortcut keys Keyboard, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Source Control Source Control, Options Dialog Box
Web project Web Settings, Projects, Options Dialog Box
Visual Basic Project VB Defaults, Projects, Options Dialog Box
HTML Designer HTML Designer, Options Dialog Box
CSS Editor CSS, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box
C# C#, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box
C++ Editor Services C/C++, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box
Visual J# Visual J#, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box
Debugging Debugging, Options Dialog Box
Windows Forms Designer Windows Forms Designer, Options Dialog Box

The following options are not migrated:

  • Macros
  • Add-ins
  • Command bars and customizations
  • Toolbox controls or view state
  • Help options

Example

Copies the existing setting to the newer version of Visual Studio .NET and loads the IDE.

Devenv /migratesettings

See Also

Devenv Command Line Switches | Migrate Options Dialog Box

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