Registering and Unregistering a VSIX Extension from the Command Line

Posted by: Rick Strahls WebLog, on 02 Mar 2016 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

I've looked this up and hunted around for vague descriptions enough times that I'm finally writing down how to programmatically install VSIX extensions using the VSIX installer. Problems with Installing a VSIX Interactively To install interactively a VSIX extension, you can simply execute the .vsix file from Windows Explorer or even the Command Window as well as using a Shell Commands for launching programmatically  as .vsix is registered and automapped to the VSIXInstaller. Originally as part...

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