Thread: how about component authoring?

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    how about component authoring?

    I'm having trouble finding out if Visual Studio 2005 lets you program components
    that can be dropped on a form in the designer. Does anyone know?

    All I see in the templates are "Class Library" .. nothing about Compontent or Control.

    Searching is a waste due to collisions about dropping components on forms when you
    create applications.

    I used to have C# "Standard" edition when it first came out and I did components then.
    Maybe I have to go to 2008 beta?

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    Split from this long dead thread -
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    You mean custom controls basically. You just create a class library and implement custom controls in there.

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