|•||Microsoft Visual Studio 2010/2012/2013/2015/2017|
|•||MapForce (Enterprise or Professional Edition)|
|•||MapForce Integration Package, available for download at https://www.altova.com/mapforce/download.|
|Note:||To use MapForce as a Visual Studio plug-in, install the 32-bit version of both MapForce and MapForce integration package, since there is currently no support for 64-bit plug-ins in Visual Studio.|
To enable the MapForce plug-in for Visual Studio, download and run the MapForce Integration Package and follow the on-screen installation instructions.
During installation, ensure that the Install the Microsoft Visual studio plug-in option is selected:
When prompted, select the Visual Studio version(s) where the plug-in should be enabled, for example:
|Note:||Only the Visual Studio versions installed on your operating system are available for selection.|
Once the integration package has been installed, MapForce functionality becomes available in the Visual Studio environment.
Enabling the MapForce plug-in manually
It is possible that the plug-in was not automatically enabled during the installation process. To enable it, do the following:
|1.||Navigate to the directory where the Visual Studio IDE executable is installed (for example, c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE).|
|2.||Run the command prompt as administrator and enter devenv.exe /setup.|
|3.||Wait for the process to terminate normally before starting to use the application within Visual Studio.|
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