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/Project (devenv.exe)

Identifies a single project within the specified solution configuration to build, clean, rebuild, or deploy.

devenv SolutionName {/build|/clean|/rebuild|/deploy} SolnConfigName 
[/project ProjName] [/projectconfig ProjConfigName] 
/build

Builds the project specified by /project ProjName.

/clean

Cleans all intermediary files and output directories created during a build.

/rebuild

Cleans then builds the project specified by /project ProjName.

/deploy

Specifies that the project be deployed after a build or rebuild.

SolnConfigName

Required. The name of the solution configuration that will be applied to the solution named in SolutionName.

SolutionName

Required. The full path and name of the solution file.

/project ProjName

Optional. The path and name of a project file within the solution. You can enter a relative path from the SolutionName folder to the project file, or the project's display name, or the full path and name of the project file.

/projectconfig ProjConfigName

Optional. The name of a project build configuration to be applied to the /project named.

  • Must be used part of a devenv /build, /clean, /rebuild, or /deploy command.

  • Enclose strings that include spaces in double quotation marks.

  • Summary information for builds, including errors, can be displayed in the Command window, or in any log file specified with the /out switch.

This example builds the project CSharpConsoleApp, using the Debug project build configuration within the Debug solution configuration of MySolution.

devenv "C:\Documents and Settings\someuser\My Documents\Visual Studio\Projects\MySolution\MySolution.sln" /build Debug /project "CSharpWinApp\CSharpWinApp.csproj" /projectconfig Debug 
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