This page summarizes preferences of continuous testing.
This preference allows you to configure shadow-copying for NUnit tests when you use continuous testing. You may need to change this preference if you reference files from your tests with a relative path. You can choose one of the following options:
Tests start folder is a folder from which an assembly with tests is loaded. It can be either the assembly's build output folder or a custom folder if it is specified in the Run tests from preference on the Tools | Unit Testing options page.
Note that this preference only works for NUnit tests. For other unit testing frameworks, dotCover does not change their original shadow-copying behavior.
If necessary, you can use a number of properties to get the base path and build relative paths from code of your tests:
The following properties will lead to the original test start folder if Shadow-copy assemblies and symbol files option is selected, and to the temporary folder otherwise: