FormatVersion Task

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Appends the revision number to the version number.

  • Case #1: Input: Version=<undefined>; Revision=<don't care>; Output: OutputVersion="1.0.0.0"

  • Case #2: Input: Version="1.0.0.*" Revision="5" Output: OutputVersion="1.0.0.5"

  • Case #3: Input: Version="1.0.0.0" Revision=<don't care>; Output: OutputVersion="1.0.0.0"

Parameters

The following table describes the parameters of the FormatVersion task.

Parameter Description
FormatType Optional String parameter.

Specifies the format type.

- "Version" = version.
- "Path" = replace "." with "_";
OutputVersion Optional String output parameter.

Specifies the output version that includes the revision number.
Revision Optional Int32 parameter.

Specifies the revision to append to the version.
Version Optional String parameter.

Specifies the version number string to format.

Remarks

In addition to having the parameters that are listed in the table, this task inherits parameters from the TaskExtension class, which itself inherits from the Task class. For a list of these additional parameters and their descriptions, see TaskExtension Base Class.

See Also

Tasks
Task Reference