CustomParameters Element (Visual Studio Templates)

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Groups the custom parameters that are to be passed to the template wizard when the wizard makes parameter replacements.

Syntax

<CustomParameters>  
    <CustomParameter/>  
    <CustomParameter/>  
</CustomParameters>  

Attributes and Elements

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Element Description
CustomParameter Optional element.

Contains a custom parameter name and value to use when a project or item is created from the template. There may be zero or more CustomParameter elements in a CustomParameters element.

Parent Elements

Element Description
TemplateContent Specifies the contents of the template.

Remarks

Example

The following example shows how to use several custom parameters in a template. When a project or item is created from a template with the following custom parameters, all instances of $color1$ and $color2$ in the template files will be replaced with Red and Blue, respectively.

<CustomParameters>  
    <CustomParameter Name="$color1$" Value="Red"/>  
    <CustomParameter Name="$color2$" Value="Blue "/>  
</CustomParameters>  

See Also

CustomParameter Element (Visual Studio Templates)
Template Parameters
Visual Studio Template Schema Reference