IVsExtensionManager.InstallAsync Method (IInstallableExtension, Boolean)

 

Asynchronously installs an extension to the ExtensionsRoot directory. Installations that are invoked by using this method cannot be canceled.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager.dll)

void InstallAsync(
	IInstallableExtension extension,
	bool perMachine
)

Parameters

extension
Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager.IInstallableExtension

The extension to be installed. This must be an extension that was created from a VSIX package.

perMachine
Type: System.Boolean

Specifies whether an extension should be installed on a per-computer basis or only for the current user.

Although this API supports the Extension Manager infrastructure, we recommend that you do not use it because it is subject to change.

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