XPS testing from XPS Associates

XPS Associates have released two testing products for XPS: C-XPS Render is designed to test accurate rendering by providing test content and expected results C-XPS Speed Suite is designed to test rendering performance by providing test content   More information on the test suites from XPS Associates on XPS Review and c-xps. In a related…


Visual Studio and XPS files

If you work with XPS files a lot you might find this tool useful. Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Office System Power Tools v1.0.0.0 (got to love that name 😉 adds lots of stuff including the ability to open and edit XPS (and other OPC) files within Visual Studio Download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=46B6BF86-E35D-4870-B214-4D7B72B02BF9&displaylang=en


Examining XPS

Quality Logic have released XPS eXaminer. This .Net-based tool provides developers and testers with the ability to inspect and analyze the content within XPS files. Details, and a 30-day trial, on the Quality Logic site. Update: modified link.  

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Where is isXPS?

MSDN provides details of isXPS, a tool that tests conformance of files with XPS and OPC. You can find details of isXPS on MSDN, but where is the tool itself? isXPS is included as part of the Windows SDK. Once installed you’ll find it at: <Program Files>\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0\bin\IsXps.exe