New Project Configuration Dialog Box

Use this dialog box to create new project configurations based upon the default project configuration or other existing project configurations. This dialog box can be accessed by selecting <New...> from Configuration for any project listed in the Configuration Manager dialog box.

  • Name
    The name for the new project configuration. Configuration names cannot contain the following characters:

    • pound (#)

    • percent (%)

    • ampersand (&)

    • asterisk (*)

    • vertical bar (|)

    • backslash (\)

    • colon (:)

    • double quotation mark (")

    • less than (<)

    • greater than (>)

    • period (.)

    • question mark (?)

    • forward slash (/)

    • leading or trailing spaces (' ')

    • names reserved for Windows or DOS

      (nul, aux, con, com1, lpt1, and so on)

  • Copy settings from
    Lists existing configurations for the current project. If you choose (Default), the default properties for this type of project are used.

  • Create new solution configurations
    When selected, directs the integrated development environment (IDE) to create a new solution build configuration that includes the name of the new project configuration to be built.

See Also


Edit Project Configurations Dialog Box

Configuration Manager Dialog Box


Build Configurations

Projects as Containers

Other Resources

Building in Visual Studio