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Creating Generic Content Controls

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  1. S. Webb
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    28 Dec 2006
    17 Sep 2010
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    Hi,

    I created a control that incorporates 2 generic content controls that use HtmlContentEditor WebEditor to populate both of them. The problem with this is that the client wants to select and edit shared content and of course this does not work because I'm not wrapping the control with IGenericContent.

    Now I can do this, wrap the control with IGenericContent for one of the generic content controls in the user control but can I do it with both and how would I go about doing this?

    Thanks,
  2. Ivan Dimitrov
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    09 Dec 2016
    17 Sep 2010
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    Hello S. Webb,

    HtmlContentEditor is obsolete and you should use wrapper for GenericContent if you use Sitefinity 3. 6 or 3.7 editions or WebUIEditor that wraps RadEditor ( this is an example with RadTreeView)

    IGenericContent is generally used when you use a user control, but GenericContent control does not work properly as a user control and the solution is a wrapper for GenericContent

    Let me know if there are further question.

    Sincerely yours,
    Ivan Dimitrov
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