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Enabling May 2007 Solutions

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This topic describes how to enable existing smart client solutions (created with the Smart Client Software Factory – May 2007 release) to use the guidance package provided in the April 2008 release.

To enable existing smart client solutions to use the April 2008 guidance package

  1. Copy the following assemblies from the Lib folder of the Smart Client Software Factory installation directory to the Lib folder of your solution:
    • Microsoft.Practices.CompositeUI.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.CompositeUI.WinForms.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.CompositeUI.WPF.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibary.Common.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibary.Data.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibary.ExceptionHandling.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibary.ExceptionHandling.Logging.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibary.Logging.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.ObjectBuilder.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.SmartClient.ConnectionMonitor.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.SmartClient.DisconnectedAgent.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.SmartClient.EndpointCatalog.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.SmartClient.EnterpriseLibrary.dll
    • Microsoft.Practices.SmartClient.EnterpriseLibrary.Data.SqlCe.dll
  2. Open the solution in Visual Studio.
  3. Click Finish in the Visual Studio Conversion Wizard.
  4. If you have the May 2007 guidance package enabled in the solution, a dialog box appears that asks if you want to remove it. Click Yes to remove it.
  5. On the Tools menu, click Guidance Package Manager. The Guidance Package Manager window will appear.
  6. Click Enable / Disable Packages.
  7. From the list of packages, select Smart Client Development – April 2008, and then click OK. The Guidance Package Manager will enable the guidance package.
  8. Click Close to close the Guidance Package Manager.

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