How to Download and Enable Extensions LightSwitch Visual Studio 2012

How to Download and Enable Extensions LightSwitch Visual Studio 2012

This article describes how to download and enable extensions in LightSwitch using Visual Studio 2012.

Step 1

Open Solution Explorer.

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Step 2

In Solution Explorer, right-click on the data sources and choose "Add Table".

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Step 3

The table appears.

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Step 4

In the Solution Explorer, right-click on "Screens" and choose "Add Screen".

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Step 5

Select the EditableGrid Screen from the Screen Templates. Provide Screen information and click "OK".

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Step 6

The EditableEmployee Grid Designer appears.

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Step 7

From the Tools menu, select "Extensions and Updates".

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Step 8

A window appears. Select the Online Tab from several extensions.

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Step 9

Select the Extension you want and click on the download button.

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Step 10

After downloading, go to the Solution Explorer and right-click or double-click to open the property window.

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Step 11

Select the Extension Tab to enable the extension.

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