Aspose.Words Visual Studio Plugin
Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is used to develop computer programs for Microsoft Windows, as well as web sites, web applications and web services. Visual Studio uses Microsoft software development platforms such as Windows API, Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Store and Microsoft Silverlight. It can produce both native code and managed code.
Aspose.Words for .NET
Aspose.Words for .NET is an advanced component and class library for .NET that enables you to perform a wide range of document processing tasks directly within your .NET applications.
Aspose.Words for .NET supports DOC, OOXML, RTF, HTML, OpenDocument, PDF, XPS, EPUB and other formats. With Aspose.Words you can view, generate, modify, convert, render and print documents without using Microsoft Word.
For more details about Aspose.Words for .NET API
Explore Aspose.Words for .NET Examples using Visual Studio
Aspose Visual Studio Plugin - Explore Aspose.Words for .NET Examples is a great tool to quickly download and explore Aspose.Words for .NET API examples. It saves lots of time and efforts by providing a very simple option to seamlessly select, download and open the latest example projects without having to leave your Visual Studio.
This version provides the following features:
- Supports Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2013.
- Easy to launch from File > Aspose menu in Visual Studio
- Saves time and reduces the learning curve.
- Enables you to select and open the latest Aspose.Words for .NET API examples hosted on Github.com.
- Allow you to open C# or VB.NET examples project
- A selected project is automatically opened in Visual Studio with all required references set to give you a ready to run and explore environment.
- Automatically downloads the latest API libraries from NuGet and examples from GitHub.
System Requirements and Supported Platforms
In order to install and use Aspose Visual Studio Plugin you need to have one of the following Visual Studio version installed
- Visual Studio 2010, 2012, 2013
Please feel free to contact us if you find any issues in installing or using this plugin.
You can download Aspose Visual Studio Plugin from one of the following locations
It is very simple and easy to install Aspose Visual Studio Plugin, please follow these simple steps
- Double click the downloaded msi file
- Follow the steps, you can simply press Next on each screen to install it using standard settings.
You will get a success dialog once the installation is completed.
Note: Please make sure to restart Visual Studio for the changes to take effect.
Once installed you can easy launch and use the interactive plugin as described below: 1. Open the plugin by selecting File > Aspose followed by New Aspose.Words Example Project in Visual Studio.
2. The first time you open the plugin you see the API selection dialog as shown below. It will take few minutes to download the latest API and their libraries from NuGet and latest examples source code from GitHub.
3. In the Select an API to View Examples dialog, select or change the location where the example projects will be created and also select or change examples project type as C# or VB.NET and click Continue to open the example project in Visual Studio.
4. New Examples projects as per project type selection of C# or VB.NET in Visual Studio.
Please check the video below to see the module in action.
Support, Extend and Contribute
From the very first days of Aspose, we knew that just giving our customers good products would not be enough. We also needed to deliver good service. We are developers ourselves and understand how frustrating it is when a technical issue or a quirk in the software stops you from doing what you need to do. We’re here to solve problems, not create them.
This is why we offer free support. Anyone who uses our product, whether they have bought them or are using an evaluation, deserves our full attention and respect.
You can log any issues or suggestions related to Aspose Visual Studio Plugin using Github.
Extend and Contribute
Explore Aspose.Words for .NET Examples for Visual Studio is open source and its source code is available on the major social coding websites listed below. Developers are encouraged to download the source code and extend the functionality as per their own requirements.
You can get the latest source code from one of the following locations
How to configure the source code
You need to have the following installed in order to open and extend the source code
- Visual Studio 2010
Please follow these simple steps to get started
- Download/Clone the source code.
- Open Visual Studio 2010 and Choose File > Open Project
- Browse to the latest source code that you have downloaded and open AsposeVisualStudioPlugin.sln
Source code overview
There are two projects in the solution
- AsposeVisualStudioPlugin - Contains the integration with Visual Studio, selection and automatic download of Aspose APIs and Examples.
- Installer - Wix installer project to generate msi installer file for the plugin.