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Visual Studio: developer command prompt, and external tools


Visual Studio 2013

To open visual studio command prompt from windows:

Steps:

1. Windows Start > All Programs > Visual Studio 2013 > Visual Studio Tools

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2. In file explorer, choose: Developer Command Prompt for VS2013

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To add visual studio command prompt short cut to visual studio ide:

Steps:

1. Tools > External Tools...

2. Click Add

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3. Add information:

Title: 'VS Command Prompt' for instance.

Command: cmd.exe

Arguments: Get this link from Target, in file properties short cut.

Eg: visual studio 2013:

%comspec% /k ""C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 12.0\Common7\Tools\VsDevCmd.bat""

 

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4. Click OK.  You will find the new short cut under Tools.

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For more information, see here.


Created on: Friday, April 4, 2014 by Andrew Sin