Using PInvoke.net in VS2008 C# Express

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Using PInvoke.net in VS2008 C# Express

Postby n8wxs » Sat Dec 08, 2007 6:19 am

I don't have the full Visual Studio product but rather just the express version of C#. I downloaded the Pinvoke Add-in but after installing it, the tool doesn't show up on the menu.

Any suggestions?

TIA,

Jeff
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Postby James Moore » Sat Dec 08, 2007 12:08 pm

Hi Jeff.

Unfortunately Microsoft does not allow add-in's in its express versions of Visual Studio, there is nothing we can do about this (feel free to bug Microsoft if you want them to change this restriction :)).

I am sorry I cannot be more help :(

James
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Postby n8wxs » Sun Dec 09, 2007 11:57 am

Hi James,

Thanks for the quick reply! :D

Ok, well I can just cut and paste from the web site!

Jeff
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Postby EMoscosoCam » Fri Dec 21, 2007 12:13 am

I have just installed the addin, it appears in my VS2005Pro but it doesn´t in my VS2008TS. What can I do?

Thanks a lot?
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Postby Brian Donahue » Fri Dec 21, 2007 11:11 am

The PInvoke add-in can be used in Visual Studio 2008 by changing the config file slightly. The instructionscan be found on our website. We will produce a new installer for the add-in soon.
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