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Solution Tools for Visual Studio

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 2/27/2018.

A helpful utility for managing Visual Studio solutions.

Key features include:
- Merging 2 solution files
- Maintaining subsets of a solution file from a master solution file

To install Solution Tools for Visual Studio, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install slntools

To upgrade Solution Tools for Visual Studio, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade slntools


  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'slntools'
    $arguments = @{
        packageName = $packageName
        fileType = 'msi'
        silentArgs = ('/quiet /norestart /log "{0}\{1}-{2:yyyyMMddHHmmss}.log"' -f $Env:TEMP, $packageName, (Get-Date))
        validExitCodes = @(
            0, # success
            3010 # success, restart required
        url = ''
        checksum = 'CA800CB26261295E6301164C72BA69D4853589E3430D508928541247EAA4D2C3'
        checksumType = 'sha256'
    if (-not (Test-Path -Path 'Registry::HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VisualStudio.Launcher.sln'))
        Write-Warning 'Visual Studio does not seem to be installed. SLNTools Windows Explorer integration for sln files ("Create Filter") will only appear after you install Visual Studio.'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @arguments

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Christian Warren
  • Mike Therien


Release Notes Initial package release.

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