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I  have the following file listed in my Solution Explorer: MyApplicationName_TemporaryKey.pfx.
What does that file mean?  I am guessing it has something to do with crystal reports.
please advise.
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Fernando Soto

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Is it safe to just delete it as I am not publishing my application.
I must have clicked on it on accident.
Fernando Soto

Hi systems_ax;

It seems that ClickOnce is not the only way this file is create behind the seens, I found this.

From Microsoft Documentation:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/k9bbx2ce.aspx
 Visual Studio Tools for Office also generates the following additional file when you build an Excel 2007 workbook project:

      Project Name_TemporaryKey.pfx - A temporary certificate that can be used to sign the application and deployment manifests for the project during development. For more information, see Granting Trust to Office Solutions (2007 System) and Security in Office Solutions (2007 System).

I would not delete it until you can identify what created it.

Fernando
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