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CKSDev for Visual Studio 2015-2019



How can you install CKSDev plugin for Visual Studio 2015-2019

You can install CKSDev for Visual Studio 2015 CKS – Dev for Visual Studio 2013

  1. Download the .vsix-Extension file.
  2. Use an archive manager that can open .cab archives, e.g. 7zip or winRAR to open the .vsix file (you might need to rename it to *.rar or *.zip ).
  3. Open the extension.vsixmanifest file
  4. In the following lines
    <InstallationTarget Version="[12.0,13.0)" Id="Microsoft.VisualStudio.Pro" />
    <InstallationTarget Version="[12.0,13.0)" Id="Microsoft.VisualStudio.Ultimate" />
    <InstallationTarget Version="[12.0,13.0)" Id="Microsoft.VisualStudio.Premium" />

change the Version=[12.0,13.0)” to Version=”[12.0,15.0)”

  1. Save the file in the archive
  2. Make sure to rename the file back to .vsix
  3. Install the extension.

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