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Tip 7.5: You can create temp or “throw away” projects

July 1, 2014

“Visual Studio Tips, 251 ways to improve your Productivity in Visual Studio“, courtesy of ‘Sara Ford’

Sara Ford’s Blog

If you need to create small projects to try things out or you’re not sure how you want to set up things before you save, there’s an option for this.

Go to Tools–Options–Projects And Solutions–General, and uncheck the Save New Projects When Created check box.


When this option is unchecked, the Location edit box and several others will be gone from the New Project dialog box.


This tip is helpful to know in case you, like several readers who have contacted her, accidentally find yourself missing a few edit boxes.

Happy Programming! =)

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