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References Element (VSX Schema)

References Element (VSX Schema)

Visual Studio 2010

Optional. Contains specifications for the dependencies that the associated extension relies on.

<References>
  <Reference>...</Reference>
  <Reference>...</Reference>
</References>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

Attribute

Description

None

Child Elements

Element

Description

Reference Element

Optional. Specifies a dependency that the extension relies on.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

VSIXElement

Required. Provides the root element for a manifest that describes a Visual Studio extension deployment package.

Use the References element in nested VSIX packages when the primary extension to install depends on other extensions included in the package. For more information, see How to: Add a Reference to a VSIX Package.

The References element can contain multiple Reference elements.

Namespace

http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/vsx-schema/2010

Schema Name

VSIX Manifest

Validation File

VSIXManifestSchema.xsd

Can be Empty

Yes

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