The Macro searches for the FileVersion section of your projects resource script. The last number of this quadrupel is automacilly increased and written back to the file. At last the project is build as by pressing F7.
As this macro includes full functionality of F7 you can map it to F7 to include the version auto-increment in your build routine.
Sub IncResVersion() 'DESCRIPTION: Build active project and increase version counter in rc script. Map it to F7 for ease of use. (c)'98 Th. Mahler ' open the project's resource script: Documents.Open (ActiveProject.Name + ".rc"), "Text" Windows(ActiveProject.Name + ".rc").Active = True ' find line with FileVersion Information: ActiveDocument.Selection.FindText "VALUE ""FileVersion"",", dsMatchForward + dsMatchFromStart + dsMatchCase ' move to eol and then to end of build number: ActiveDocument.Selection.EndOfLine ActiveDocument.Selection.CharLeft dsMove, 3 ' mark Build Number and store in strVersion ActiveDocument.Selection.WordLeft 1 'dsExtend does not work in my VisualStudio??? Dim strVersion strVersion = ActiveDocument.Selection.Text ' Increase Version and write back to file: ActiveDocument.Selection.ReplaceText strVersion , strVersion+1 'close RC file ActiveDocument.Close() 'build active project ExecuteCommand "BuildToggleBuild" Documents.SaveAll True End Sub