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VS2010: Changing the SharePoint wsp file name

The default file name given to your solution will match the project name.  I.e. a SharePoint project SharePointProject1 will result in a package SharePointProject1.wsp.

If you want VS to spit out a different name, modify the name attribute in the Package\Package.package file for your project.

Code Snippet
  1. <?xml version=1.0 encoding=utf-8?>
  2. <package xmlns:dm0=http://schemas.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/2008/DslTools/Core dslVersion=1.0.0.0 Id=93b1d26c-eca7-4dc6-8a0e-6e96bc980c63 solutionId=93b1d26c-eca7-4dc6-8a0e-6e96bc980c63 resetWebServer=false name=SharePointProject1 xmlns=http://schemas.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/2008/SharePointTools/PackageModel>
  3. <features>
  4. <featureReference itemId=896bdcb0-4dd8-428a-a028-77e509bc9108 />
  5. </features>
  6. </package>

You may need to restart VS after making this change.

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  1. K
    March 13, 2012 at 11:11 am | #1

    Thanks, worked out great for my project!

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