When Visual Studio decided to get its most recent face-lift with its 2012 release, you might have found yourself looking around for a few things that may have shifted during the trip. One of these things was the ASP.NET configuration tool, which you may know as the “wizard for managing Members and Roles” in simple .NET Applications.
It used to be a simple icon that could be found within the Solutions Explorer:
The ASP.NET Configuration area could easily be accessed through the Solution Explorer in Visual Studio 2010
but now – it’s gone.
It appears to have vanished from the Solutions Explorer in Visual Studio 2012…
The ASP.NET Configuration appeared to have vanished from its familiar place within the Solution Explorer area in Visual Studio 2012. However can we go about finding it so that we can have an easy-to-use wizard help us manage our roles, users and more!
The tool itself has simply been relocated within Visual Studio and can still easily be accessed using the following steps:
- Click on your Project within the Solutions Explorer.
- Select Project from the main menu within Visual Studio 2012.
- Choose the ASP.NET Configuration option at the very bottom.
The ASP.NET Configuration Option can now be found under the Project Menu in Visual Studio 2012
This is actually the same location for the ASP.NET Configuration area as Visual Studio 2010 (it was always available under the Project menu) but since the friendly little icon changed places, hopefully this makes it a bit easier to find.
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