CA0052 : No targets were selected

CA0052 : No targets were selected

When we are going to integrate FxCop with our Visual Studio then we getting very frequently above said error.

Cause: FxCop not configured correctly

Resolution: follow the below steps-


1- Go to Tools -> External Tools

2- Click “Add” and fill in the following details

Title: FxCop
Command: C:\Program Files\Microsoft FxCop 1.35\FxCopCmd.exe
Arguments:  /c /f:”$(TargetPath)” /r:”C:\Program Files\Microsoft FxCop 1.35\Rules” /consolexsl:”C:\Program Files\Microsoft FxCop 1.35\Xml\VSConsoleOutput.xsl”
Initial Directory: C:\Program Files\Microsoft FxCop 1.35
Check the “Use Output window” checkbox

If you are rushing with any other issue then feel free to contact me


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