While installing the NexusDB ADO Provider, the installer gives the user the choice to install it into Visual Studio. If you have installed Visual Studio after the ADO.NET Provider or removed the provider from the known assemblies list, you can of course install it manually.

Load VS, open the Toolbox and bring up the context menu. First select Add Tab name it NexusDB. Select it and bring up the menu again. Now select the Add/Remove Items... item


and the according dialog will open. In the dialog look at the Add Components section at the bottom.


Press the Browse button. This will open a file selector dialog, which should be pointed to the ADO Providers install directory (default is c:\program file\NexusDB2\ADOProvider\Bin). Select the file NexusDB.ADOProvider.dll and press ok. The list of components in the dialog should now look similar to this


Close the dialog and create a new or open a WinForms project. If the form designer is active you now should have a new Toolbox category NexusDB that looks like this:


That's all. The NexusDB ADO.NET Provider components are now installed into Visual Studio.

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