CustomExtension Element (VSX Schema)

Specifies a custom extension to install and specifies its type.

<CustomExtension Type="Company.Product.Type">Path\File.ext</CustomExtension>
<CustomExtension Type="Company.Product.Type">Path\Directory</CustomExtension>

Attributes and Elements

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

Attributes

Attribute

Description

Type

Required. The type name of the custom extension.

We recommend the use of fully qualified type names to ensure uniqueness.

Child Elements

Element

Description

None

Parent Elements

Element

Description

Content Element

Contains references to the installable components of the VSIX package.

Text Value

A relative path to a file of the specified type, or a path to a directory that contains a file of the specified type.

Element Information

Namespace

http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/vsx-schema/2010

Schema Name

VSIX Manifest

Validation File

VSIXManifestSchema.xsd

Can be Empty

Not applicable

See Also

Other Resources

VSIX Extension Schema Reference

Visual Studio Extension Deployment