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May 21, 2009 at 11:56 AM

Got this error when opening "main.sln" with VSTS 2008. The project file 'C:\Users\Kevin.Wang\Documents\Microsoft CUI\Toolkit\Microsoft.Cui\source\solutions\Main\Microsoft.Cui.Controls\Microsoft.Cui.Controls.csproj' cannot be opened. The project type is not supported by this installation.

And other 6 projects cannot be opened either.  Microsoft.Cui.Controls, Microsoft.Cui.Data, Microsoft.Cui.IsvDataProvider, Microsoft.Cui.Roadmap, Microsoft.Cui.SamplePages, Microsoft.Cui.ShowcaseControls.

How do i deal with this error? Thanks.

May 21, 2009 at 1:40 PM


The information you need is provided in the GettingStarted.htm, as quoted below.




To make use of all the functionality in the CUI Controls Toolkit, you will need to install Microsoft® Silverlight™.

Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform, and cross-device plug-in for delivering the next generation of media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web.

You can download Microsoft Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 from:


Microsoft.Cui.Controls                Silverlight controls
Microsoft.Cui.Data                      Silverlight classes for MedicationsListView data and rule management
Microsoft.Cui.IsvDataProvider      Silverlight classes for MedicationsListView data provider
Microsoft.Cui.Roadmap              Silverlight classes for sample Web site roadmap
Microsoft.Cui.SamplePages         Silverlight application
Microsoft.Cui.ShowcaseControls  Silverlight classes for sample Web site media showcase

May 22, 2009 at 4:20 AM

Hi Ben,

It works. Thank you!