visual studio – How to have indented build steps in MSBuild/TFS – Education Career Blog

I understand how to do build steps using the BuildStep task in MSBuild and TFS as shown here:

How can we display a “step” inside Visual Studio build process?

What I would like to have is indented build steps like the default MSBuild/TFS build steps display:

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I reviewed the MSDN documentation, read the small section in the “Inside the Microsoft Build Engine: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build” book, and various blogs, but none seems to show how to do the indented/hierarchical build steps.


I have created a blog post how you can do that:

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