To install you can use our Installer or install each component manually. Depending on your organsisation check first if a Visual Studio (2022 or 2019) installation is available in your companys software distribution system. Also depending on policies you may also need to request administrator privileges for the installation.

Besides the installation of Visual Studio and our extension to it, you will also require a Test Environment to design and execute your test cases. Further information can be found in the Test Environment Chapter.

Use our Installer

You can use our TRIO Installer which will set you up with everything you need.

  • Download and Installation of Visual Studio 2022 Community Edition, in case you do not have Visual Studio installed yet. Also check if you are eligible to use the Community edition here.

  • Installation of our Designer Extension

  • Runtime Dependencies for LeadOCR Text Detection Engine

Or use the instructions in the following chapters for a manual installation.

After the Installation you can follow our guide on how to create your first solution.

Manual Installation of Visual Studio

In order to work with the designer you will need to install the following software on your PC:

  • We recommend Visual Studio 2022, but also support 2019. The type of your VS installation is irrelevant i.e. also works with the "Community" edition. Check if you are eligible to use the Community edition here. Visual Studio can be downloaded from here.

  • .NET desktop development package (can be selected during the installation of Visual Studio): Designer Extension (Manual Installation)

  • The Designer extension which you can download from the Visual Studio Marketplace or by following these steps:

    • In Visual Studio go to Extensions --> Manage Extensions

    • Select Online extensions

    • Search for "testresults"

    • Select " Designer for Automated Testing" from the list and click the Download button

    • Select the Download button

    • The extension will be installed automatically upon the next Visual Studio restart

  • You can verify the successful installation of the designer by accessing the Extension and Updates (or Manage Extensions) in Visual Studio and checking if you see the extension in the Installed section:

Runtime Dependencies for Text Detection Engines (Manual Installation)

In case it is not installed on your system yet, you need to install the following runtimes (Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable): Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86) Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Package (x86) Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2022 Redistributable Package (x86)

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