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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET by Jeff Spotts, Brian Siler

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Adding Your Custom Controls to Other Projects

When you built your control during the development process, a Dynamic Link Library (DLL) file named MySampleControls.dll was created in the bin folder under the MySampleControls project folder. The DLL file contains all the instructions necessary for other projects to utilize the custom NameText control that you created (as well as any other custom controls that you may have added to the MySampleControls project).

If you have made any changes to the control project since the last time you built it, be sure to build it again so there is a fresh copy of the DLL file available.

Adding Custom Controls to the Toolbox

You will probably want to use custom controls that you have already designed, tested, ...

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