Thursday, October 10, 2013

Tip 6.15: You can prompt for arguments when you run an external tool

"Visual Studio Tips, 251 ways to improve your Productivity in Visual Studio", courtesy of 'Sara Ford'

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To finish the customization of the external tools, you can check Prompt For Arguments if you need to enter or edit values each time you run the tool.

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So now, if she needs to specify which file she wants Notepad to open, she's prompted for the file name, which is the argument for notepad.exe.

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And recall that you can set the Initial Directory, where Notepad is going to look for files.

Happy Programming! =)
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