Managing Solutions, Projects, and Files

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The following topics describe common tasks you can perform when working with solutions and projects.

Solution and Project Basics

Understand the concepts of solutions, projects, and items as well as the advantages of using Visual Studio to manage your development projects and files.

Managing Project References

Explains how to set references in projects.

Managing Application Properties

Explains how to use application properties.

Managing Application Resources

Explains how to handle application resources.

Managing Assembly and Manifest Signing

Explains the basics of strong name signing.

Managing Application Settings

Explains how to use application settings.

Targeting a Specific .NET Framework Version or Profile

Learn how to target specific versions of the .NET Framework in your projects.

Creating and Managing Visual C++ Projects

Explains how to work with files in projects specific to Visual C++.