Installation of the BizDataX Designer is performed using the BizDataX Designer Setup application.
|Accessing the BizDataX Designer
|Update to a newer version
Start BizDataXDesignerSetup.msi and select Install. The installation welcome screen will be displayed. Click Next to proceed.
Figure 1: Installation welcome screen
Optionally configure installation location and click Next.
Figure 2: Choose the installation folder
If you have multiple instances of the same edition and version of Visual Studio installed, you have to specify the path to the root folder of the Visual Studio instance where you want BizDataX to be used.
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Enterprise\
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Professional\
Click Next to proceed.
Figure 3: Visual Studio integration selection
Select optional Toolbox items. Click Next to proceed.
Figure 4: Optional 'Toolbox' item selection
Click Install to confirm selected options and start the installation. Wait for the installation process to copy the required files and set up the system for BizDataX Designer.
Figure 5: Installation confirmation
Click Finish on the installation results window to finish the installation process.
Figure 6: Installation in progress
By default, you will be directed to the online documentation. Uncheck the Launch online documentation option if you don't want to launch the documentation.
Figure 7: Installation completed
After the installation is complete, BizDataX Designer can be accessed by creating a new Visual Studio project on the BizDataX Package Executable template.
The update to the newer version includes uninstalling the BizDataX Designer in the Control Panel and installing the new version using the new BizDataXDesignerSetup.ms installation file. Meanwhile, projects created on the BizDataX Package Executable template will not be able to be loaded within Visual Studio, and will therefore be unusable.
Note that both NuGet packages and their dependencies must be updated.
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