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  • I am trying to add a template in my Isolated Shell Application with no success. After a week reading articles and tried many different ways, any of them worked. All the answers I have found are old and they don't work in VS2015. I didn't find any "step-by-step" tutorial. Actually, Isolated Shell is very undocumented. I found so many developers asking the same question and many of them gave up. :(

    I really appreciate any answer.

    Thanks

    Sunday, March 5, 2017 1:31 AM

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  • Hi Rodrigo Bruscain,

    The following blog provide a method, which added a post build event to the VSPackage to copy the template archives, like so:

    xcopy /I /Y /F $(TargetDir)ProjectTemplates\*.zip  $(SolutionDir)$(ConfigurationName)\ProjectTemplates
    

    For more information, please refer to:

    http://isolation-nation.blogspot.sg/2013/07/adding-project-template-to-vs-isolated.html

    Best regards,

    Cole Wu


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    Monday, March 6, 2017 8:40 AM
  • Hi Cole,

    I have followed this link. My project is running ok, MPF loaded, project template zipped and so on. But, my template does not show up.

    Rod


    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 11:58 PM
  • I already check the register and my project is in there. I copied the zip files under the directories that I have seen in different posts but, my templates still doesn't show up. I really don't understand how it is so complicated. :(

    Has someone using VS2015 Isolated Shell successfully with templates ?



    Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:01 PM
  • I found The Project System Extensibility and it has been working good.

    Saturday, April 8, 2017 11:24 PM