Import and Export Settings Command

 

For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see Visual Studio 2017 Documentation.

For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see Import and Export Settings Command on docs.microsoft.com. Imports, exports, or resets Visual Studio settings.

Tools.ImportandExportSettings [/export:filename | /import:filename | /reset]  

/export:filename
Optional. Exports the current settings to the specified file.

/import:filename
Optional. Imports the settings in the specified file.

/reset
Optional. Resets the current settings.

Running this command with no switches opens the Import and Export Settings wizard. For more information, see How to: Share Settings Between Computers or Visual Studio Versions.

The following command exports the curent settings to the file MyFile.vssettings.

Tools.ImportandExportSettings /export:"c:\Files\MyFile.vssettings"  

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