How do I get the SSW .NET Toolkit Solution working in Visual Studio 2005?

The SSW .NET Toolkit can be converted into a Visual Studio 2005 solution in a few simple steps.

  1. Open Visual Studio 2005 and locate the Solution file (typically: C:\Program Files\SSW Net Toolkit\SSW .NET Toolkit.sln)
  2. Follow the prompts to convert it to 2005
  3. Select “Yes” to update the Database Provider when it asks.
  4. Build the Solution (press Ctrl + Shift + B)

    You will get 2 errors:

    Figure: Errors list

  5. Rename IsRegionNull to Is_RegionNull
  6. Rename Region to _Region
  7. Rebuild the Solution

Now it should all build correctly.

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