Where does the Task List keep non-comment tasks?

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Where does the Task List keep non-comment tasks?

Postby Peter Gummer » Sat, 10 Dec 2005 12:25:28 GMT

In Visual Studio 2003, if I open the Task List and add a new task
directly, the task is remembered on my computer.

Note that I'm not talking about a comment task (e.g. a TODO). I know
these are kept in the source code :-)

Are these non-comment tasks kept with the solution? I.e., if I copy the
solution to another computer, will the tasks be visible on the other
computer? Or are they hidden in some obscure part of the computer, so
that tasks I add directly into the Task List cannot be seen by other

-- Peter Gummer

Re: Where does the Task List keep non-comment tasks?

Postby Andrew McDonald » Thu, 15 Dec 2005 08:46:43 GMT

"Peter Gummer" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > wrote...

IIRC they're stored in the .suo file which accompanies your .sln. This is 
for user options, so it's not intended to be shared with other developers; 
hence it shouldn't get put under source control etc., and other developers 
won't be able to see your tasks.


Re: Where does the Task List keep non-comment tasks?

Postby Peter Gummer » Thu, 15 Dec 2005 12:53:37 GMT

Hmmm, yes, you appear to be correct. If I delete my solution's .suo
file then the tasks disappear.

Thanks, Andy!

-- Peter Gummer

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