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How to: Install a Visualizer

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After you have created a visualizer, you must install the visualizer so that it will be available in Visual Studio. Installing a visualizer is a simple process.

To install a visualizer

  1. Locate the DLL that contains the visualizer you have built.

  2. Copy the DLL to either of the following locations:

    • InstallPath\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\Packages\Debugger\Visualizers

    • My Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Visualizers

  3. If you want to use the visualizer for remote debugging, copy the DLL to the same path on the remote computer.

  4. Restart the Visual Studio debugging session.

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