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Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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Adding custom controls to LightSwitch

Earlier we have seen that LightSwitch comes with a number of controls routinely used in various business applications such as buttons; text boxes; list boxes, and so on. However, it is also possible to bring in user controls that can be added to the LightSwitch screens for enhanced experience.

In order to use user controls in LightSwitch, it will be necessary to install Silverlight 4 tools that contain all the necessary library files. The Silverlight tools can be downloaded from here: http://silverlight.codeplex.com/releases/view/43528. Get both the Silverlight_4_Toolkit_April_2010.msi and the Silverlight 4 Toolkit April 2010.zip. Depending on what you are going to use, you should have all the necessary files. ...

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