After installing R# Settings Manager it will add 'Settings Manager' node to the Resharper 'Options' dialog, under Tools tree node and 'Tools\Manage Settings...' menu item in the 'Resharper' menu.

Personal Settings Page

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Available options:
  1. Settings Folder - a folder containing your personal settings files. Please note that this folder is not meant to contain any settings, shared among team members for a specific solution. It should be used for storing your personal settings, for back-up purposes for example. For settings sharing please use the options available at 'Settings Sharing' options page.
  2. Default settings file - you can specify which of the availale settings will be loaded for solutions without settings sharing configured.

Settings Sharing Page

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The content of this page is only available if you have a solution opened.

Available options:
  1. Enable settings sharing for current solution. When checked a 'YourSolutionName.R#Settings' file containing current Resharper settings or the path to external settings file will be created in a current solution folder and will be automatically loaded when you open the solution.
  2. Update Common settings automatically - If checked the shared settings file will be automatically updated with common settings changes (spell-check dictionaries, abbreviation lists and etc) each time the solution is closed. All other settings (Code style, Inspection Severity and etc) will remain unchanged.
  3. Stored in a file - Allows you to specify an external settings file path.
  4. Absolute path - Changes the external settings file path to absolute.

'Manage Settings...' menu item

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Clicking on 'Manage Settings...' menu item will display the Manage Settings Dialog.

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The dialog contains a list of files in the specified personal settings folder and a shared settings file (only available if a solution with configured settings sharing was loaded).
Available options:
  1. Add button - creates a new settings file.
  2. Remove button - removes the selected settings file.
  3. Save button - updates the selected setting file with the current Resharper configuration.
  4. Load button - loads the settings from a selected file. Clicking the 'Advanced...' menu item will show the 'Load Settings Options' dialog.

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In the check-box list you can specify which settings to load from the selected file. This might be helpful if you need to update the specific configuration section from the chosen file.

Assigning 'Manage Settings' Dialog Shortcut

You can assign a shortcut in VS Tools\Options dialog as shown below:

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Last edited Feb 7, 2011 at 10:17 AM by 4uxnbIx, version 3

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