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How to configure the Syncfusion LightSwitch Extension in Visual Studio?

When Visual Studio 2013 Community is installed, LightSwitch platform is not configured, as default. So, configure LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2013 Community from the following MSDN blog:



To configure Syncfusion LightSwitch Extension in Visual Studio:

Follow the steps to configure the Syncfusion LightSwitch Extension in Visual Studio.

  1. Open Command Prompt in the Administrator mode and navigate to the mentioned installed location.

Location: {Drive:}\Program Files (x86)\Syncfusion\Essential Studio\{Version}\Utilities\LightSwitch Extensions

Example: C:\Program Files (x86)\Syncfusion\Essential Studio\\Utilities\LightSwitch Extensions

  1. Run the InstallLightSwitchExtension.exe with the mentioned arguments.

Arguments: lightswitchhtml,lightswitchsilverlight {Version}

Example: lightswitchhtml,lightswitchsilverlight

Refer to the following screenshot that shows the Administrator: Command Prompt.


  1. Now, both the LightSwitch Silverlight and LightSwitch HTML extensions are configured in Visual Studio.
Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control: Product Version:
3974 02/12/2015 06/03/2015 Miscellaneous Install and Configuration
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