I have an ASP.NET website and a console app (built in VS 2010) that share a few appSettings. Instead of updating both files with the common config keys, I wanted to use the appSettings File attribute to augment my current appSettings. To do this, I create
a file common.config in my console application and then adding an existing file as a link in my website project. I've tried setting it to content / copy always. It doesn't seem to actually copy/use the values though. The common.config file gets copied to the
Attached is the example website that doesn't pick up the changes.
Here's an example of what my configs look like.
<add key="webSpecific" value="true"/>
<add key="test" value="1"/>