In a much earlier tip, I talked about how to create a command window alias and how to view them.

Use "alias" command to view your command window aliases

Since we’re in the profile tip series, here’s how you can export your saved command window aliases.

Go to Tools – Import / Export Settings – Export Settings, and in the list, you’ll see the Command Window Aliases checkbox.  This will export this list in the picture above to a .vssettings file.

Export Command Window Aliases

The best part is that the content in human-editable in the .vssettings file.  If you want to make an tweaks, like a rename, or add your own, you can do it manually at the .vssettings file level.

Command Aliases in .vssettings file

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