You're seeing the error "'bin\debug\net7.0\playwright.ps1' is not recognized" because Visual Studio can't find the Playwright script. Here's how you can fix it:
First, ensure Playwright is up-to-date. Run
npm update playwright or
yarn upgrade playwright in your project's root directory.
npm update playwright
yarn upgrade playwright
Next, verify the path to Playwright binaries in your environment variables. Open your system's Environment Variables settings. Check if
PLAYWRIGHT_BROWSERS_PATH points to the location of Playwright binaries. On Windows, it's usually
If you've customized the location where Playwright downloads browser binaries, update both installation and runtime paths.
Restart Visual Studio after making changes to environment variables or paths.
If the error persists, uninstall and reinstall Playwright. Run
npx playwright uninstall --all to uninstall, then
npm install playwright or
yarn add playwright to reinstall.
npx playwright uninstall --all npm install playwright
npx playwright uninstall --all yarn add playwright
Finally, rebuild your project before running any Playwright commands.
If you still have questions, please ask a question and I will try to answer it.
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