Turning on Continuous Testing in Visual Studio 11

The new unit testing explorer support has a new unit test explorer has a Run dropdown for selecting which text to execute (see Figure 1).

Unit Testing Run Selection
Figure 1: Unit Testing Run Selection

In addition, Visual Studio 11 supports continuous testing – automatically running your tests every time you compile your code.  However, as shown in Figure 1, the option to enable continuous testing doesn’t appear from the Run dropdown (and probably shouldn’t because you are not likely to be changing the option back and forth that often).  To enable continuous testing, select the Unit Test->Unit Test Settings->Run Tests After Build menu as shown in Figure 2.

Activating Continuous Unit Testing In Visual Studio 11
Figure 2: Activating Continuous Unit Testing In Visual Studio 11
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