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MyApp.exe.confi g and App.config

In development for a windows app, is it proper to manipulate and keep
versions of the MyApp.exe.confi g or just the App.config file?
Nov 17 '05 #1
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With VS2003, you have better to name your config file "App.config ". Doing
this way, it will automatically be copied to your bin file and renamed so as
to match your binary file.

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In development for a windows app, is it proper to manipulate and keep
versions of the MyApp.exe.confi g or just the App.config file?

Nov 17 '05 #2
Craig,
I normally add a app.config file to my VS.NET project which I maintain as a
baseline for the executable.

VS.NET will copy the above app.config to myapp.exe.confi g file in the output
(bin) folder of the project.

Once the project is deployed to a users machine, via a setup project for
example. I will change myapp.exe.confi g on a per machine basis, with the
understanding that any future deployments (setup projects) may overwrite the
existing file.

Hope this helps
Jay

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