How to install a particular DXCore plug-in
To install a particular DXCore plug-in you need to copy the plug-in dll into your plug-ins directory. Usually it looks similar to this path:
where “%userprofile%\Documents” is a path to the user Documents folder.
Once you copied the plug-in assembly, start Visual Studio and the plug-in will be loaded automatically by the DXCore. To see the overall list of plug-ins loaded you can use the Plug-In Manager options page inside the Options Dialog. Make sure that the plug-in you installed is listed in the Plug-In Manager and the state of the plug-in is “Loaded”. For example, if we install the KeyWatcher plug-in, it will appear in the list:
If you don’t see the installed plug-in in the list, the Messages diagnostic tool window may have some clues. To open it, go to the DevExpress | Tool Windows | Diagnostics | Messages menu item. Navigate to the top of all diagnostic messages, expand the “Loading plugins…” item, find the “CR_KeyWatcher” plug-in and see the details of its load to find any clues:
Note that the diagnostic messages are not logged by default, you have to manually enable the logging on the Diagnostics | Message Log options page: