Help working with Royal Mail wsdl file

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Issue adding a local wsdl file for royal mail to visual stusio 2017 in c#.
Print screen f error attached. Invalid URI.
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Kyle SantosSoftware Test Analyst I at Dassault Systemes


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Gary PattersonVP Technology / Senior Consultant

E:\royalmail...  is a local path or drive mapping, not a URI.  VS is expecting a reference to the location where you downloaded the wsdl.  It is going to start with http or https.

To create it via the command line:

Open a VS Command Prompt (Programs -> Visual Studio  -> Visual Studio Tools)
Then execute:

WSDL /verbose C:\path\to\wsdl
WSDL.exe will then output a .cs file for your consumption.

If you have other dependencies that you received with the file, such as xsd's, add those to the argument list:

WSDL /verbose C:\path\to\wsdl C:\path\to\some\xsd C:\path\to\some\xsd

If you need VB output, use /language:VB in addition to the /verbose.

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