Save Project, Save Project As... Command (File Menu)

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Saves the current project (.MAK) and all forms5272EF and modules2JU32VW in the current project.  If you have any new forms or modules, you'll be prompted to save them.

Forms and modules are stored in text format or in binary format54BG0SJ.  You specify the format in the Save Project As dialog, or with the Project1RNJX6L command on the Options menu.

Toolbar shortcut:

Dialog Box Options for Save Project As...

Option                   Description


File Name              Type a file name for the project or accept the default file name.  Unless you specify otherwise, Visual Basic automatically adds the default file-name extension .MAK.

Directories             Select a directory from the list.  Select the drive or directory where the file is stored if different from your current path.  (Your current path is displayed above this box.)

List Files of Type   Select a file type from the list.  Files of the selected type will appear in the list box.

Drives                    Select a drive from the list.

OK                         Saves the project under the specified name.

Cancel                   Closes the dialog box without saving the project.

                             If you type a new name for an existing project, Visual Basic creates a new project. The earlier version of the file remains under its earlier name.

                             If you type the name of an existing project, Visual Basic displays a message warning you that you'll be overwriting an existing file.  Choose:

                             OK         To replace the existing file.

                             Cancel   To close the dialog box without saving the file.

See Also


New Project Command (File Menu)TJS1SZ

Open Project Command (File Menu)cmdFileOpenProject

Project Command (Options Menu)1RNJX6L

Project Command (Window Menu)cmdWindowMenu

Saving Your Work1MAQDM1


Programmer's Guide:

Chapter 5, "Managing Projects"