Sunday, 13 October 2013

Convert visual studio 2012 project to visual studio 2010

To convert visual studio 2012 project to visual studio 2010 you have to do only two changes in two files.Fist change you have to do in your .solution file , for this you have to open your project solution file into text editor and do following changes :


  • Change "Microsoft Visual Studio Solution File, Format Version 12.00" to "Microsoft Visual Studio Solution File, Format Version 11.00"
  • and "# Visual Studio 2012" to " # Visual Studio 2010"

and now right click your project file and open it in text editor and change :
  • <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.5</TargetFrameworkVersion> to "<TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion>"
And you are done , now open your project in visual studio 2010 and start codding :)