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Import a BREW project

The Visual Studio Plugin includes the ability to import a BREW 3.x/4.x project into Visual Studio, where you can use Brew MP tools.

The following describes how to import a BREW project to Visual Studio.

  1. In Visual Studio, select File > Import BREW Project.

    The Brew MP Project Import Wizard opens.

  2. In the Source Directory field, enter the location of the BREW project to import, or click Browse to navigate to the location of the BREW project.
  3. To use the same location for source and target, check Also use source directory as target directory. The Target Directory field is auto-filled with the Source Directory location. Otherwise, enter a target directory location in the Target Directory field, or click Browse to navigate to the desired target directory.
  4. From the Target Platform drop-down menu, select the desired target platform.
  5. If a project is already open in Visual Studio, you will see a checkbox, as shown above in the image, to import the project into a new solution. After you have made all of your selections in the dialog, click Import.
  6. The Brew MP Project Import Wizard moves any deprecated BREW files to a backup sub-directory and notifies you if any files were moved to this sub-directory.
  7. Click Finish to close the dialog.

    The imported BREW project is listed in the Visual Studio Solution Explorer.

Once you have imported your application, it should build and run on the designated Brew MP platform. If the application builds with errors

For more information on changing properties of the imported application, such as specifying files to package with the module, Select Help > Brew MP Help > Visual Studio Plugin Help.