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Blank Solution Template

The Blank Solution template provides you with an empty solution container to which you can add the items you work on within the integrated development environment. The other templates provided with Visual Studio provide a set of project items automatically. This template gives you a way to create a solution without adding a project and its items immediately. You can find this template within the Visual Studio Solutions category of Other Project Types found in the New Project dialog box.

You might use the Blank Solution template when you want to:

By default, new solutions are created in the location set in the Projects and Solutions, Environment, Options Dialog Box.