My menu options are: ( or were ) ( see below )
I found it...I had to go to "Tools Menu", "Options", and under "Projects and
Solutions" I had to go to "General"
and then click the checkbox ( that was not checked ) - Show Advanced Build
Thanks for your help and quick reply...it got me thinking that I had a
'setting' setup wrong on my VS and lead me to the options menu.
----- my original menu options
Project Build Order
Add > (with the standard sub menu of the add)
Set Startup Projects
Open Folder In Windows Explorer
"Family Tree Mike" <FamilyTreeMike@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Wierd... I have professional and it works that way (as the text states).
> If you right click on the solution, in the right panel (Solution
> Explorer), do you have a context menu item that says "Configuration
> "Miro" <miro@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>I am going throug a vb 2005 book, but I am using vs 2008 professional, and
>>I cant seem to find a menu option its talking about.
>> I am wondering if this has moved - i cannot seem to find it for the life
>> of me in any of the menus.
>> Looking at the help file however - it says the menu option is exactly how
>> my book states but I do not have it.
>> I created a Dummy Windows Application - saved it ( solution and project )
>> and I cannot find the Configuration Manager.
>> -----------here is what the windows help says under (Configuration
>> You can create your own configurations using the Configuration Manager
>> dialog box.
>> To open the Configuration Manager dialog box
>> In Solution Explorer, select the solution.
>> On the Build menu, choose Configuration Manager.
>> <I do not have this menu option >
>> ------------here is what my book says
>> It says -
>> To create a custom project configuration, select the Configuration
>> Manager command on the Build menu or on the context menu that appears
>> when you right-click the solution node in the Solutions Explorer. ( See
>> figure 4-15. )
>> Figure 4-15 has a window
>> "Configuration Manager
>> the top dropdown box has a label of
>> "Active Solution Configuration" with a "Debug" option selected...
>> and beside it there is an "Active Solution Platform:" label with a
>> dropdown with "Any CPU" listed
>> There is a datagride with a heading label:
>> "Project contexts (check the project configurations to build or deploy):
>> and the columns are:
>> Project / Configuration/ Platform / Build
>> I have noticed that there is a difference in the toolbar above that has
>> an icon "Start Debugging",
>> I do not have a dropdown that shows the "Debug or Release or
>> Configuration Manager" dropdown box.