[Ironruby-core] Make IR run as an external tool in VS

Ivan Porto Carrero ivan at flanders.co.nz
Thu Jul 30 10:31:44 EDT 2009

can you not define an external tool. then remember its index in the external
tools list and link it to a button?
That external tool can be a batch script that includes CALL dev.bat for


the batch script could be as simple as:

CALL dev.bat
ir %*

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Ivan Porto Carrero
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On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 4:07 PM, Michael Delaney <lists at ruby-forum.com>wrote:

> hi,
> was wondering if anyone could help.
> i'd like to be able to edit a ruby file in visual studio and just fire a
> key seqeunce to run the file.
> similar to how rob conery set up the machine specifications runner in
> his IDE.
> this pushed all the output nicely to the output window in vs.
> i gave it a try but am not sure how to replicate how the dev.bat file
> works.
> anyone else done this??
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