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Pass parameters to external tool

Pass parameters to external tool: Visual Studio Essential Training: 08 Extend and Customize the Visual Studio Environment
Pass parameters to external tool: Visual Studio Essential Training: 08 Extend and Customize the Visual Studio Environment

Using external tools and utilities from Visual Studio is easier if you can pass information from the Visual Studio IDE to the tool when it is launched. For example, passing a image file path to an image editor allows the application to open the file instantly. This video shows the available parameters that Visual Studio provides and shows how to configure the utility to use the parameters.

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Q: This course was updated on 08/22/2017. What changed?

A: New videos were added that cover installing and exploring extensions, creating custom project and item templates, and creating custom extensions.

Skills covered in this course
Development Tools Developer Visual Studio

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