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Extending Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Cookbook by Alexander Drogin

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Signing the control add-in assembly

An application using a developed assembly (Dynamics NAV in our case) must be able to identify it. For this purpose, an add-in assembly must be signed with a strong name, which is used to refer to the assembly by a unique identifier. The strong name consists of a human-readable text name and a public key token generated with the SHA-1 Algorithm.

How to do it...

In this recipe, you will learn how sign the control add-in assembly.

  1. In the Project menu, select NavBrowserControl Properties and open the Signing tab.
  2. Set the checkmark in the Sign the assembly field.
  3. In the following drop-down box, select the <New> option for the strong name key file:

  4. The Create Strong Name Key dialog will now open. Enter the name of the ...

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