11 Replies Latest reply on Dec 4, 2014 1:27 AM by lesavage

    How to build and run sample extensions?

    stefanwoe123 Level 1

      I spend quite a while in trying to get the sample extensions to run, provided at

      Adobe-CEP/CEP-Resources · GitHub  or also in the Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 SDK for the Plugins that have a GUI.

      So far i did not succeed.

      System Windows 7 x64. Illustrator CC


      First try:

      Package one of the samples using the Adobe package manager. Added the whole folder of "CEP_HTML_Test_Extension" or as well the "TutorialUI" from the SDK samples.

      and then install the resulting zxp file it using the "Extension manager". No errors reported. Extension managers lists the Extension as active for AI CC. Started Illustrator.

      But i dont see anything in illustrator. There is no entry "Extensions" in the Windows menu of Illustrator.

      The menus of the Tutorial PlugIn are shown, but the Dialog of the sample does not show up. In the debugger i noticed that the call to pFnLoadExtension fails.


      Second try:

      Following the pdf "USING THE ADOBE EXTENSION SDK" (http://wwwimages.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/devnet/creativesuite/pdfs/CC14_Extension_S DK.pdf)

      Package done as before

      Activated PlayerDebugMode in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\CSXS.5

      copied the zxp file to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions


      Same result. I do not see anything of a extension.

      I had no problems building and running the Sample Plugins though.


      What am i doing Wrong?

      How can i build and run a simple sample extension?

      Any help appreciated.

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