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.TARGETS File Extension

File TypeMSBuild Targets File

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What is a TARGETS file?

Development file included with MSBuild, the project build platform for Microsoft Visual Studio; contains items, properties, tasks, and targets for common programming scenarios; may be referenced and imported by Visual Studio projects.

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For example, the "Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" file defines the steps in the standard build process for a Visual Basic project. Other examples of targets files include "Microsoft.Common.Targets," "Microsoft.CompactFramework.CSharp.Targets," and "Workflow.Targets."

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Updated 12/7/2007

About TARGETS Files

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