CustomParameters element (Visual Studio templates)

Applies to: yesVisual Studio noVisual Studio for Mac

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>

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