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Tip of the Month (June 2005)

Setting Default Folder for FILE | OPEN and FILE | SAVE

When working on the desktop development environment, when you select FILE | OPEN or FILE | SAVE AS, by default Visual CE uses the same folder that ActiveSync uses for file synchronization. You may want to set this default to some other folder on your desktop.

On your desktop, look in your windows folder for a file called VisualCE.ini. If you find one, open it using notepad (or any other text editor). Otherwise create it. Type the following into VisualCE.ini:


where <<your-folder-name>> is the full pathname of the folder you want to use (for example, C:\My Documents).