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  • Hello,i want to deploy my custom visual studio 2012 addin.How to create a setup for that?
    • Moved by Barry Wang Thursday, January 31, 2013 5:52 AM vsx related
    Wednesday, January 30, 2013 10:12 AM

Answers

  • There are several approaches. See the section "Articles about installing and uninstalling" of my web site:

    Resources about Visual Studio .NET extensibility
    http://www.mztools.com/resources_vsnet_addins.aspx


    MZ-Tools: Productivity add-ins for Visual Studio: http://www.mztools.com. My blog about developing add-ins: http://msmvps.com/blogs/carlosq/

    • Proposed as answer by Carlos J. Quintero Thursday, January 31, 2013 6:50 AM
    • Marked as answer by Ego Jiang Friday, May 10, 2013 9:20 AM
    Thursday, January 31, 2013 6:50 AM

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  • Hi Akash,

    It seems that you want to package your add-in.

    I think you can view the reference below:

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms246580.aspx

    You will learn how to use to package an add-in as a vsi file.

    Best regards,


    Ego [MSFT]
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    Thursday, January 31, 2013 5:53 AM
  • There are several approaches. See the section "Articles about installing and uninstalling" of my web site:

    Resources about Visual Studio .NET extensibility
    http://www.mztools.com/resources_vsnet_addins.aspx


    MZ-Tools: Productivity add-ins for Visual Studio: http://www.mztools.com. My blog about developing add-ins: http://msmvps.com/blogs/carlosq/

    • Proposed as answer by Carlos J. Quintero Thursday, January 31, 2013 6:50 AM
    • Marked as answer by Ego Jiang Friday, May 10, 2013 9:20 AM
    Thursday, January 31, 2013 6:50 AM
  • Hi Akash,

    Did you successfully get the addin work?I have the same question,and cannot get it work after reading some articles and reference on the internet,could you please share some experience if you get it over.

    Thanks very much!

    Regards,

    Sarah

    Monday, December 2, 2013 10:00 AM
  • Hi Sarah,

    This thread was marked as closed. Please open a new thread with specific details and code about "cannot get it to work".


    MZ-Tools: Productivity add-ins for Visual Studio: http://www.mztools.com. My blog about developing add-ins: http://msmvps.com/blogs/carlosq/

    Monday, December 2, 2013 3:19 PM