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authorBoris Kolpackov <boris@codesynthesis.com>2014-07-21 08:36:38 +0200
committerBoris Kolpackov <boris@codesynthesis.com>2014-07-21 08:36:38 +0200
commitac6afbe7133d7627697b32f7ce4169f553832609 (patch)
tree72bf2d4255db7f70f7a3ef60be7ab489c95b81d1
parent4e51c7d4f0cc22441716389845d10ab36c09bf42 (diff)
Update README4.0.0
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+++ b/dist/README-WINDOWS
@@ -5,8 +5,9 @@ Windows. For more information about XSD visit
http://www.codesynthesis.com/products/xsd/
This README file describes how to start using XSD in the Microsoft
-Windows environment with Visual Studio .NET 2003 (7.1), Visual Studio
-2005 (8.0), Visual Studio 2008 (9.0), and Visual Studio 2010 (10.0).
+Windows environment with Visual Studio 2005 (8.0), Visual Studio 2008
+(9.0), and Visual Studio 2010 (10.0), Visual Studio 2012 (11.0), and
+Visual Studio 2013 (12.0).
Prerequisites
@@ -14,9 +15,15 @@ Prerequisites
The XSD runtime library and the generated code depend on the Xerces-C++
XML parser which you can obtain from http://xerces.apache.org/xerces-c/.
-You can also download precompiled Xerces-C++ libraries for Windows from
+You can also download precompiled Xerces-C++ libraries for Windows from:
+
http://xerces.apache.org/xerces-c/download.cgi
+Note that the above download page may not contain Xerces-C++ libraries
+for the latest Visual Studio releases. The Windows Installer package
+(.msi) for XSD contains Xerces-C++ libraries for all of the above-
+mentioned Visual Studio versions.
+
Environment
-----------
@@ -34,22 +41,8 @@ Studio IDE and the System Environment.
place, you will need to adjust the paths below accordingly.
- a) For Visual Studio .NET 2003 (7.1):
-
- In the Visual Studio IDE, select "Tools"/"Options"/"Projects"/"VC++
- Directories".
-
- Then, in the "Show directories for" field, select "Include files" and
- create a new entry with the value "C:\projects\xerces-c-x.y.z\include".
-
- After that, in the "Show directories for" field, select "Library files"
- and create a new entry with the value "C:\projects\xerces-c-x.y.z\lib".
-
- After that, in the "Show directories for" field, select "Executable files"
- and create a new entry with the value "C:\projects\xerces-c-x.y.z\bin".
+ a) For Visual Studio 2005 (8.0) and Visual Studio 2008 (9.0):
- For Visual Studio 2005 (8.0) and Visual Studio 2008 (9.0):
-
In the Visual Studio IDE, select "Tools"/"Options"/"Projects and
Solution"/"VC++ Directories".
@@ -62,44 +55,44 @@ Studio IDE and the System Environment.
After that, in the "Show directories for" field, select "Executable files"
and create a new entry with the value "C:\projects\xerces-c-x.y.z\bin".
- If you are building the 64-bit version of your application, repeat the
- above steps for the 64-bit version of Xerces-C++ while selecting x64
+ If you are building the 64-bit version of your application, repeat the
+ above steps for the 64-bit version of Xerces-C++ while selecting x64
in the "Platform" drop-down list in the VC++ Directories dialog (Visual
- Studio keeps a separate set of paths for each platform).
+ Studio keeps a separate set of paths for each platform).
- For Visual Studio 2010 (10.0):
+ For Visual Studio 2010-2013 (10.0-12.0):
1. Open an existing or create a new C++ project (you can open one of
- the example solutions)
+ the example solutions that come with XSD).
- 2. Open the Property Manager view by selecting "View"->"Property
- Manager" (or "View"->"Other Windows"->"Property Manager") menu
- action
+ 2. Open the Property Manager view by selecting "View"->"Property
+ Manager" (or "View"->"Other Windows"->"Property Manager") menu
+ action.
- 3. Expand the property hierarchy for the project and find the
- Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.user property sheet
+ 3. Expand the property hierarchy for the project and find the
+ Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.user property sheet.
4. Right click on Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.user and select the "Properties"
- menu action
+ menu action.
- 5. Select the VC++ Directories tab
+ 5. Select the VC++ Directories tab.
- 6. Add the "C:\projects\xerces-c-x.y.z\include" path to the "Include
- Directories" field (the paths are separated by a semicolon)
+ 6. Add the "C:\projects\xerces-c-x.y.z\include" path to the "Include
+ Directories" field (the paths are separated by a semicolon).
- 7. Add the "C:\projects\xerces-c-x.y.z\lib" path to the "Library
- Directories" field
+ 7. Add the "C:\projects\xerces-c-x.y.z\lib" path to the "Library
+ Directories" field.
- 8. Add the "C:\projects\xerces-c-x.y.z\bin" path to the "Executable
- Directories" field
+ 8. Add the "C:\projects\xerces-c-x.y.z\bin" path to the "Executable
+ Directories" field.
- 9. Click Ok to close the dialog and then click the Save button at the
- top of the Property Manager view to save Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.user
+ 9. Click Ok to close the dialog and then click the Save button at the
+ top of the Property Manager view to save Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.user.
If you are building the 64-bit version of your application, repeat
- the above steps for the 64-bit version of Xerces-C++ but using the
+ the above steps for the 64-bit version of Xerces-C++ but using the
Microsoft.Cpp.x64.user property sheet (Visual Studio keeps a separate
- set of paths for each platform).
+ set of paths for each platform).
b) In the Control Panel, choose "System" and select the "Advanced" tab.
@@ -111,24 +104,11 @@ Studio IDE and the System Environment.
2. Setting up XSD
Now you need to set up XSD executable and include search paths. Here we
- assume that your XSD path is C:\projects\xsd-x.y.z. If you have XSD in
+ assume that your XSD path is C:\projects\xsd-x.y.z. If you have XSD in
a different place, you will need to adjust the paths below accordingly.
- For Visual Studio .NET 2003 (7.1):
-
- In the Visual Studio IDE, select "Tools"/"Options"/"Projects"/"VC++
- Directories".
-
- Then, in the "Show directories for" field, select "Include files" and
- create a new entry with the value "C:\projects\xsd-x.y.z\libxsd".
-
- After that, in the "Show directories for" field, select "Executable
- files" and create a new entry with the value "C:\projects\xsd-x.y.z\bin".
- Make sure it is the first line in the list of directories (use the
- "Up" button to move the new entry up, if necessary).
-
For Visual Studio 2005 (8.0) and Visual Studio 2008 (9.0):
-
+
In the Visual Studio IDE, select "Tools"/"Options"/"Projects and
Solution"/"VC++ Directories".
@@ -140,42 +120,42 @@ Studio IDE and the System Environment.
Make sure it is the first line in the list of directories (use the
"Up" button to move the new entry up, if necessary).
- If you are building the 64-bit version of your application, repeat the
+ If you are building the 64-bit version of your application, repeat the
above steps using the same paths while selecting x64 in the "Platform"
- drop-down list in the VC++ Directories dialog (Visual Studio keeps a
- separate set of paths for each platform).
+ drop-down list in the VC++ Directories dialog (Visual Studio keeps a
+ separate set of paths for each platform).
For Visual Studio 2010 (10.0):
1. Open an existing or create a new C++ project (you can open one of
- the example solutions)
+ the example solutions that come with XSD).
- 2. Open the Property Manager view by selecting "View"->"Property
+ 2. Open the Property Manager view by selecting "View"->"Property
Manager" (or "View"->"Other Windows"->"Property Manager") menu
- action
+ action.
- 3. Expand the property hierarchy for the project and find the
- Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.user property sheet
+ 3. Expand the property hierarchy for the project and find the
+ Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.user property sheet.
4. Right click on Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.user and select the "Properties"
- menu action
+ menu action.
- 5. Select the VC++ Directories tab
+ 5. Select the VC++ Directories tab.
- 6. Add the "C:\projects\xsd-x.y.z\libxsd" path to the "Include
- Directories" field (the paths are separated by a semicolon)
+ 6. Add the "C:\projects\xsd-x.y.z\libxsd" path to the "Include
+ Directories" field (the paths are separated by a semicolon).
- 7. Add the "C:\projects\xsd-x.y.z\bin" path to the "Executable
- Directories" field and make sure it is the first path in the
- the list of directories
+ 7. Add the "C:\projects\xsd-x.y.z\bin" path to the "Executable
+ Directories" field and make sure it is the first path in the
+ the list of directories.
- 8. Click Ok to close the dialog and then click the Save button at the
- top of the Property Manager view to save Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.user
+ 8. Click Ok to close the dialog and then click the Save button at the
+ top of the Property Manager view to save Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.user.
- If you are building the 64-bit version of your application, repeat the
- above steps using the same paths but using the Microsoft.Cpp.x64.user
- property sheet (Visual Studio keeps a separate set of paths for each
- platform).
+ If you are building the 64-bit version of your application, repeat the
+ above steps using the same paths but using the Microsoft.Cpp.x64.user
+ property sheet (Visual Studio keeps a separate set of paths for each
+ platform).
3. Restart the Visual Studio IDE.
@@ -185,7 +165,8 @@ Building Examples
-----------------
Now you are ready to build examples. Simply open the solution file
-found in the examples\cxx\tree and examples\cxx\parser directories.
+found in the examples\cxx\tree (C++/Tree mapping examples) or
+examples\cxx\parser (C++/Parser examples) directories.
Some of the examples depend on additional third-party libraries or
show a specific feature of XSD and are not included in the solutions
@@ -204,7 +185,7 @@ examples/cxx/tree/xpath - depends on the XQilla library (XPath 2)
Using XSD in Your Projects
--------------------------
-For various ways to integrate the XSD compiler with the Visual Studio IDE
+For various ways to integrate the XSD compiler with the Visual Studio IDE
as well as other Visual Studio-specific topics, refer to the Using XSD with
Microsoft Visual Studio Wiki page: