Add a third-party library to the Visual Studio project

Add a third-party .NET library by using the pane.
Set Visual Studio as the default external code editor. See Set the default code editor.
  1. Copy the .NET assembly for the library to the
    FactoryTalk Optix Studio
    project folder.
  2. From the main toolbar, select Open .NET Solution.
    The default external code editor opens.
    TIP: We recommend using Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 or Microsoft Visual Studio Code as the default code editor. Some development assistance features may not be available when using a different code editor.
  3. In Visual Studio, in the pane, right-click
    and select
    Update reference
  4. Select
    and select the assembly from 1.
  5. Select
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