FormatVersion Task


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Appends the revision number to the version number.

  • Case #1: Input: Version=<undefined>; Revision=<don't care>; Output: OutputVersion=""

  • Case #2: Input: Version="1.0.0.*" Revision="5" Output: OutputVersion=""

  • Case #3: Input: Version="" Revision=<don't care>; Output: OutputVersion=""

The following table describes the parameters of the FormatVersion task.

FormatTypeOptional String parameter.

Specifies the format type.

- "Version" = version.
- "Path" = replace "." with "_";
OutputVersionOptional String output parameter.

Specifies the output version that includes the revision number.
RevisionOptional Int32 parameter.

Specifies the revision to append to the version.
VersionOptional String parameter.

Specifies the version number string to format.

In addition to having the parameters that are listed in the table, this task inherits parameters from the TaskExtension class, which itself inherits from the Task class. For a list of these additional parameters and their descriptions, see TaskExtension Base Class.

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