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    I have been struggling with this for some time and, based on my Google Searchs, this isn't very well documented! What I have is is a series of files (.bat, .xml) that are used within a windows application that I am building and their build action is set to: Content.

However when I build my application the files in question are not copied to either my Debug or Release folder!

Any ideas on how to include these files in the build action?

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Hi Doug,

Not sure if this is supposed to work like that or not.

But you can do it through a Build Event:

Open the Properties of your Windows project, switch to the Build Events category. In the "Post Build Event Command Line" you can enter a copy command to copy files to your Debug or Release folder.

A bit of a work around, but it may work for you.

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Hey Imar,
   Yep that worked like a charm, thanks!

Code:
xcopy [path]\*.bat [path]\bin\debug\ /y
xcopy [path]\*.inf [path]\bin\debug\ /y
xcopy [path]\*.xml [path]\bin\debug\ /y
xcopy [path]\*.exe [path]\bin\debug\ /y
xcopy [path]\*.sys [path]\bin\debug\ /y

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