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Assembly Element (Visual Studio Template Wizard Extension)

Specifies the name or strong name of the assembly that implements the IWizard interface.

<VSTemplate>
   <WizardExtension>
     <Assembly>
<Assembly>AssemblyName</Assembly>

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

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

WizardExtension

Contains the registration elements for customizing the template wizard.

A text value is required.

This text specifies the assembly that implements the IWizard interface. This assembly name must be specified as a full assembly name. For example, MyAssembly, Version=1.0.3300.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11dd0a3a, Custom = null.

Assembly is a required child element of WizardExtension.

The following example illustrates the metadata for the standard project template for a Visual C# Windows application.

<VSTemplate Version="2.0.0" Type="Item"
    xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/vstemplate/2005">
    <TemplateData>
        <Name>MyTemplate</Name>
        <Description>Template using IWizard extension</Description>
        <Icon>TemplateIcon.ico</Icon>
        <ProjectType>CSharp</ProjectType>
    </TemplateData>
    <TemplateContent>
        <Project File="MyTemplate.csproj">
            <ProjectItem>Form1.cs</ProjectItem>
            <ProjectItem>Form1.Designer.cs</ProjectItem>
            <ProjectItem>Program.cs</ProjectItem>
            <ProjectItem>Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs</ProjectItem>
            <ProjectItem>Properties\Resources.resx</ProjectItem>
            <ProjectItem>Properties\Resources.Designer.cs</ProjectItem>
            <ProjectItem>Properties\Settings.settings</ProjectItem>
            <ProjectItem>Properties\Settings.Designer.cs</ProjectItem>
        </Project>
    </TemplateContent>
    <WizardExtension>
        <Assembly>MyWizard, Version=1.0.3300.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11dd0a3a, Custom=null</Assembly>
        <FullClassName>MyWizard.CustomWizard</FullClassName>
    </WizardExtension>
</VSTemplate>

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