Open Project Command

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Opens an existing project.

Syntax

File.OpenProject filename

Arguments

filename Required. The full path and file name of the project to open.

The syntax for the filename argument requires that paths containing spaces use quotation marks.

Remarks

Auto completion tries to locate the correct path and file name as you type.

This command is not available while debugging.

Example

This example opens the Visual Basic project, Test1.

>File.OpenProject "C:\My Projects\Test1\Test1.vbproj"

See Also

Visual Studio Commands Command Window Find/Command Box Visual Studio Command Aliases