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Console Application

Use the following syntax to run the Project Converter as a console application from the installation directory:

cd C:\Program Files (x86)\DevExpress 20.2\Components\Tools\Components 
ProjectConverter-console.exe <drive:yourProjectPath> [options]

If the conversion is successful, ProjectConverter-console.exe returns 0 as an exit code. It returns 1 if there were warnings, and -1 in case of an error.

Command Line Options

/?
Displays a help page.
<drive:yourProjectPath>
Specifies the single path that contains the project(s) to upgrade.
/fl:<drive:yourFilePath>
Specifies the path to the file that contains a list of folders to upgrade. The file should be a plain text file with one folder path per line.
/o
Skips subdirectories and upgrades only files in the specified directory.
/ro
Skips read-only files.
/h:remove
Removes hint paths (default behavior). Choose this option if project assemblies are loaded from the installation directory.
/h:update
Updates hint paths. Choose this option if project assemblies are loaded from a custom directory.
/b
Does not create backup files.
/d:skipped
Disables skipped file notifications.
/d:warning
Disables warning notifications.
/d:error
Disables error notifications.
/k:<yourPublicKeyToken>
Allows you to specify your public key token if you purchased the DevExpress assemblies’ source code and compiled your version with a custom public key token.
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