How to install EDI Tools for .NET

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EDI Tools for .NET is a single DLL file (also available as a NuGet package)

Install as a DLL reference

To install EDI Tools for .NET simply add a reference to the correct DLL for your .NET version. The following .NET targets are available in the paid version .NET 5/6, .NET Core 2.1/3.1, .NET Framework 4/4.5/4.72, and the following in the trial version .NET Core 3.1, .NET Framework 4.5.


Install as a NuGet package

Alternatively, you can install EDI Tools for .NET as a .NuGet package from your local/internal NuGet server.

  1. Download

    Download and unzip EdiFabric, after you purchased it. The following file should be available:

    EdiFabric.X.X.X.nupkg, in folder EdiFabric.Enterprise or EdiFabric.Subscription for the paid version, and EdiFabric.Trial.X.X.X.nupkg in folder EdiFabric.Examples\edifabric-trial\nuget for the trial version.


  2. Add EdiFabric to a Package Source in Visual Studio

    Before you are able to install the EdiFabric NuGet package in Visual Studio projects, you need to either add it to your existing NuGet package source or create a new one.

    More details on installing NuGet packages in MSDN

    How to create a new package source:

    • From the top menu in Visual Studio go to: Tools -> NuGet Package Manager -> Package Manager Settings -> Package Sources


    • Add a new package source (by clicking the green plus button), change the default name, and browse to select the package folder as the Source.
    • Select either EdiFabric.Enterprise or EdiFabric.Subscription folder for EdiFabric.nupkg, or EdiFabric.Examples\edifabric-trial\nuget folder for EdiFabric.Trial.nupkg, then click the Update button to apply the changes, and finally click OK to close the dialog.


  3. Install EdiFabric to a Project in Visual Studio

    Once the NuGet package is available in the package source, you can install it to a project.

    • Right-click the project name and select Manage NuGet Packages


    • Select EdiFabric Package Source (see the previous step)


    • Then select the EdiFabric package and click Install



    To install from the Package Manager Console:

    Install-Package EdiFabric
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