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New Solution Platform Dialog Box

Use the New Solution Platform dialog box to create a new solution platform.

Access this dialog box from the Configuration Manager dialog box by selecting <New...> from the Active Solution Platform drop-down list.

  • Enter or select New Platform
    Lists the available platforms for the solution. You can also type a new platform name

    The name for the new solution configuration. Configuration names cannot contain the following characters:

    • pound (#)

    • percent (%)

    • ampersand (&)

    • asterisk (*)

    • vertical bar (|)

    • backslash (\)

    • colon (:)

    • double quotation mark (")

    • less than (<)

    • greater than (>)

    • period (.)

    • question mark (?)

    • forward slash (/)

    • leading or trailing spaces (' ')

    • names reserved for Windows or DOS

      (nul, aux, con, com1, lpt1, and so on)

  • Copy Settings from
    Lists existing configurations for the current solution. If you choose Default, the default settings are used.

  • Also create new project platform(s)
    When selected, directs the integrated development environment (IDE) to find existing project configurations that include this solution configuration name, or to create new ones. As needed, the IDE might also revise the name of an existing project configuration to include a specified platform name. For more information, see Build Configurations.

See Also


Configuration Manager Dialog Box

Edit Solution Platforms Dialog Box


Build Configurations