Installing the UModel Plug-in for Visual Studio

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Installing the UModel Plug-in for Visual Studio

Prerequisites:

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010/2012/2013/2015/2017
UModel (Enterprise or Professional Edition)
UModel Integration Package, available for download at https://www.altova.com/umodel/download.

 

Note:To use UModel as a Visual Studio plug-in, install the 32-bit version of both UModel and the UModel integration package, since there is currently no support for 64-bit plug-ins in Visual Studio.

 

To enable the UModel plug-in for Visual Studio, download and run the UModel Integration Package and follow the on-screen installation instructions.

 

During installation, ensure that the Install the Microsoft Visual studio plug-in option is selected.

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When prompted during installation, select the Visual Studio version(s) where the plug-in should be enabled, for example:

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Note:Only the Visual Studio versions installed on your operating system are available for selection.

 

Once the integration package has been installed, the UModel functionality becomes available in Visual Studio.

 

Enabling the UModel plug-in manually

In the event that the plug-in was not automatically enabled during the installation process, 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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