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how to add .net 3.5 to visual studio 2005
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Wendelius 27-Mar-11 4:54am
   
No need to repost the same question again.
Sandeep Mewara 27-Mar-11 5:41am
   
"Answer the question" -> very rude!

Further, it is a repost.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 27-Mar-11 17:16pm
   
Sandeep,
The questions are not the same, that's why I put different answers, will you take a look...
That was rude indeed, especially if the reason if the failure to see the first Question was answered well...
--SA

Visual Studio 2005 doesn't allow you to target a specific framework version. VS2008 does, so you'll have to upgrade.
   
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 27-Mar-11 15:53pm
   
Still it is possible to work with VS 2005. Please see two my Answers.
--SA
This is the alternative solution: http://mises.org/Community/blogs/misestech/archive/2008/02/28/visual-studio-2008-to-2005-downgrade-utility.aspx[^].

You can develop an utility to downgrade a project or solution from newer version to 2005.
I tried to use something like that preparing my articles for CodeProject.
If the newer solutions use some features not available to C# v.2 or platform features not compatible with Framework 2.0 you will need some manual changes.

—SA
   
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Wendelius 27-Mar-11 16:38pm
   
Good link, this may come handy someday, my 5. Added the alternative in the other chain. It was a good idea.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 27-Mar-11 17:13pm
   
Thank you, Mika.
--SA
Sandeep Mewara 28-Mar-11 1:24am
   
My 5!
helpful and so bookmarked too.
   
Thank you, Sandeep.
I guess, bookmarked for writing CodeProject articles? If you look an all my articles, I always provide solutions for v.2.0 to v.4.0 + Mono.
--SA
Sandeep Mewara 28-Mar-11 1:32am
   
:)
CP article... did not thought of it that way. Will surely think of now.
Right now, got another topic for article, need to take out some time for that.

Further, I have still kept the comments intact where we discussed on writing an article on how to ask questions. I remember, we need to write one. I hope I will take some time out for that too... it's pending from some time now.
   
I remember. I have a "real" technological article under development; several members expressed interest ("Dynamic method dispatcher"). I do remember about that one.
--SA
Sandeep Mewara 28-Mar-11 4:41am
   
Ok! great!!
You cannot add the project of the newer version, but you can create a new project file by file.
See also my answer to this Question: How to use .Net framework 3.5 in Visual Studio 2005[^]

—SA
   
I think .net 3.5 would not have a compatibility issue with vs2005. Just run .exe file of .net 3.5.
   
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