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Working with simple control designers on SF 4.1 with sp1

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  1. Ancuta Me
    Ancuta Me avatar
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    26 Apr 2010
    19 May 2011
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    Hi,

    I am following this tutorial to create a control with a couple of friendly fields appearing when I hit edit.
    It was my understanding that I have to use a custom control and control designers for that but I never used it before and the above tutorial didn't make it very clear.

    I have setup a website and a couple of pages and I would like a control that manages news items.
    I would like to allow the admin user to select a news category and only show items from there.

    Do I have to create a class library project and write my code there?
    (That is how I started but I'm not able to add the ascx in step "Creating a template" of the tutorial).


    Thank you,
    Ancuta
  2. Stanislav Velikov
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    18 Sep 2017
    23 May 2011
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    Hi Ancuta,

    To create a control follow this tutorial. You write your code in the code behind of the web control, you add the .ascx file trough add new item --> web control as described in the link.

    Hope this information helps you

    Greetings,
    Stanislav Velikov
    the Telerik team
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