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IVsExtensionManager.CreateInstallableExtension Method

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Factory method for extensions that are installable.

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

IInstallableExtension CreateInstallableExtension(
	string extensionPath
)

Parameters

extensionPath
Type: System.String

Path of a VSIX package file.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager.IInstallableExtension
An IInstalledExtension object that may be passed to the Install API.

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

This method should call CreateExtension to get VSIX metadata.

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