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Integrating Web User Controls and VS.NET?
I fear this is a terminology problem on my part (since I am new to .NET and visual studio in general), so there may be an obvious answer I am missing. Essentially, I've created a web user control that I use on several ASPX pages. This control has several public properties that I want the developer to be able to set from the properties window in VS.NET -- ie, you click on the custom control, and it lets you set the custom properties in the "Properties" area. My hope was that by simply exposing the properties as public they'd show up, but this doesn't seem to be the case.
Is your user control in a separate assembly?
You can't do this with "Web User Controls"/ascx's (at the moment). You can only have the properties window do its stuff with "Web *Custom* Controls": i.e. you write a class that inherits from System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebControl ( use the template from File > Add New Item). Note you have no WYSIWYG support when developing Web Custom Controls -- you override the Render() method to do your work.
Right, right - whoops. Forgot the original poster said "User Control" and went off on my web control tangent.
Thanks for the help guys.
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