Saving and transferring customisations

I got an email from a reader last week asking about saving customisations in Visual Studio:

Hi Bill

I read an excellent article by you

Just wondering if you know of a way to export those customisations so I can set up my computer at work restore after HDD fails and share my favorite settings with friends.

Also would like to do same for my VBIDE customisations

I have googled to no avail…… :-/


Well the good news is this is incredibly easy. On the Tools menu in Visual Studio you should see the “Import and Export Savings . . .” command.  You can choose what groups of settings to import or export.