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/ProjectConfig (devenv.exe)

Specifies a project build configuration to be applied when you build, clean, rebuild, or deploy the project named in the /project argument.

devenv SolutionName {/build|/clean|/rebuild|/deploy} SolnConfigName [/project ProjName] [/projectconfig ProjConfigName]


  • /build
    Builds the project specified by /project ProjName.

  • /clean
    Cleans all intermediary files and output directories created during a build.

  • /rebuild
    Cleans then builds the project specified by /project ProjName.

  • /deploy
    Specifies that the project be deployed after a build or rebuild.

  • SolnConfigName
    Required. The name of the solution configuration that will be applied to the solution named in SolutionName.

  • SolutionName
    Required. The full path and name of the solution file.

  • /project ProjName
    Optional. The path and name of a project file within the solution. You can enter a relative path from the SolutionName folder to the project file, or the project's display name, or the full path and name of the project file.

  • /projectconfig ProjConfigName
    Optional. The name of a project build configuration to be applied to the /project named.


  • Must be used with the /project switch as part of a devenv /build, /clean, /rebuild, or /deploy command.

  • Enclose strings that include spaces in double quotation marks.

  • Summary information for builds, including errors, can be displayed in the Command window, or in any log file specified with the /out switch.


This example builds the project CSharpConsoleApp, using the Debug project build configuration within the Debug solution configuration of MySolution.

devenv "C:\Documents and Settings\someuser\My Documents\Visual Studio\Projects\MySolution\MySolution.sln" /build Debug /project "CSharpWinApp\CSharpWinApp.csproj" /projectconfig Debug 

See Also


Devenv Command Line Switches

/Project (devenv.exe)

/Build (devenv.exe)

/Clean (devenv.exe)

/Rebuild (devenv.exe)

/Deploy (devenv.exe)

/Out (devenv.exe)