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This article describes how to stop the Task List view from switching automatically when you experience build errors.
In a default installation of Visual Studio .NET, when you set the Task List view category to any option other than Build Errors, and then you build a Visual Studio .NET solution that generates build errors, the Task List view switches to the Build Errors task view automatically. This occurs because an Environment setting, Show Task List window if build finishes with errors, is turned on.
The Visual Studio .NET Task List window has different views that show tasks in various pre-defined categories. To set these categories, right-click the Task List window, and then click Show Tasks.
To open the Task List window, use one of the following methods:
For more information about Task List Views, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
Task List ViewsNOTE: This information is also available in the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Help documentation.
Article ID: 325831 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 2.0