_Solution.AddFromFile Method (String, Boolean)


Adds a project to the solution, based on a project file already stored in the system.

Namespace:   EnvDTE
Assembly:  EnvDTE (in EnvDTE.dll)

Project AddFromFile(
	string FileName,
	bool Exclusive = false


Type: System.String

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

Type: System.Boolean

Optional. Indicates whether the project loads in the current solution or its own; true if the current solution is closed and the project is added to a new solution, false if the project is added to the existing open solution.

Return Value

Type: EnvDTE.Project

A Project object.

You can use the LaunchWizard method rather than AddFromFile to execute a wizard if you want to suppress its UI during execution. LaunchWizard has a parameter that allows you to disable the UI.

Sub AddFromFileExample()
   ' This function creates a solution and adds a Visual Basic Console
   ' project to it. 
   Dim soln As Solution

   ' Create a reference to the solution.
   soln = DTE.Solution

   ' Create a new solution.
   soln.Create("c:\temp2", "MyNewSolution")
   ' Add an existing project to the new solution.
End Sub
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