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Command-Line Switches (Visual Studio SDK)

Devenv.exe, the executable that starts the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE), supports command-line switches specifically for development of VSPackages. VSPackages can also make their own switches available at the Devenv command line. The following topics provide information about how to use command-line switches in the IDE.

Devenv Command-Line Switches for VSPackage Development

Describes the Devenv command-line switches you can use to simplify VSPackage development, debugging, and deployment.

Adding Command-Line Switches

Describes how to implement, look for, and read user-entered command-line switches for your package.

Devenv Command Line Switches

Explains how Devenv lets you set various options for the IDE, and how you can compile, build, and debug projects from the command line. Additionally, there is information about the syntax of Devenv switches and a table of switches.

Experimental Build

Provides information about how to use the experimental build to support development of VSPackages without jeopardizing your initial Visual Studio installation.

Visual Studio SDK Reference

Presents a list of reference topics.