Activating the WSPBuilder context menu

Recently WSPBuilder caught my attention, and I started to play a little with the command-line tool. WSPBuilder dramatically eases the creation of WSP-Files to deploy SharePoint solutions.

But even more interesting would be an integration into Visual Studio – and since I’m not the first one to recognize this need there is already an addin.

Unfortunately the menu-extension is not visible on my german installation of Windows (and Visual Studio). So there is some manual work needed:

  • copy the WSPTools.VisualStudio.VSAddIn.AddIn from C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\All Users\Anwendungsdaten\Microsoft\MSEnvShared\Addins to C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\MSEnvShared\Addins.
  • startup Visual Studio and make sure the addin is being started by checking the appropriate check-box.


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