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Rahul Gupta
Rahul Gupta
667 Points

How to save a project on VS and be able to use it at a later time ?

I am new at learning and have built my first console app on VS . I am not using the workspace . Is there a way to come back to this project once i start building my next one? If so how would i do that . I would also like to know if there is a way to actually use these projects that i make ? like installing them on another computer where VS is not installed, like deployment maybe ?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

VS should remember your recent projects.

When you start VS it should show you a list of recent projects you can select from. Plus you can always select "Open Solution" and just point to where the .sln file is on the disk.

Generally if you make a "Release" build, you should be able to deploy the executable from the bin/Release folder to any system that has the runtime libraries. Or if your target system needs the libraries, see this MSDN page on How to: Deploy a Setup and Deployment Project.