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Upload Custom Control DLL

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  1. Luc Baeten
    Luc Baeten avatar
    169 posts
    23 Sep 2005
    12 Jan 2011
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    hello Sitefinity Team

    I have created a custom control with a designer class and template.
    Everything works fine as long as I define the control in the web.config manually.

    However when I try to upload the DLL with the 'Upload Control' functionality in the Toolbox of Sitefinity two classes are registred in the toolBoxControls section of the web.config file:
    -    the custom control (this is correct) but section and description is empty
    -     the designer class for the custom control

    I have two questions
    1) How can I prevent the designer class (inherited from Telerik.Framework.Web.Design.ControlDesigner ) to be added in the web.config. I don't want to have it visible in the Toolbox; it only confuses the customer

    2) How can I specify the section and description for the real custom control. I defined a ToolboxItem class and used it as specified below.

        public class CustomControl : Telerik.Cms.Web.UI.SimpleControl, IEmptyControl
        public class CustomToolboxItem: System.Drawing.Design.ToolboxItem
            public CustomToolboxItem()
                : base(typeof(CustomControl ))
                base.DisplayName = "CustomControl ";
                base.Description = "Displays the CustomControl for Sitefinity!";

    However I don't get it to work. Could you please help?

    Luc Baeten

  2. Ivan Dimitrov
    Ivan Dimitrov avatar
    16072 posts
    12 Sep 2017
    23 Jan 2011
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    Hello Luc,

    I sent a reply to your support request. Please check it out.

    Kind regards,
    Ivan Dimitrov
    the Telerik team
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