Import and Export Settings Command


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Imports, exports, or resets Visual Studio settings.

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

Optional. Exports the current settings to the specified file.

Optional. Imports the settings in the specified file.

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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