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Adding the C1Calendar Component to a Project

When you install ComponentOne Studio for ASP.NET AJAX, the Create a ComponentOne Visual Studio Toolbox Tab check box is checked, by default, in the installation wizard. When you open Visual Studio 2005, you will notice a ComponentOne Studio for ASP.NET Projects tab containing the ComponentOne controls that have automatically been added to the Toolbox.

If you decide to uncheck the Create a ComponentOne Visual Studio 2005/2008 Toolbox Tab check box during installation, you can manually add ComponentOne controls to the Toolbox at a later time.

To use C1Calendar, add the C1Calendar control to the form or add a reference to the C1.Web.UI.Controls.C1Calendar assembly in your project.

Manually Adding the Studio for ASP.NET AJAX controls to the Toolbox

When you install ComponentOne Studio for ASP.NET, the following C1Calendar component will appear in the Visual Studio Toolbox customization dialog box:


To manually add the Calendar for ASP.NET control to the Visual Studio Toolbox:

1.   Open the Visual Studio IDE (Microsoft Development Environment). Make sure the Toolbox is visible (select Toolbox in the View menu if necessary) and right-click it to open the context menu.

2.   To make the C1Calendar component appear on its own tab in the Toolbox, select Add Tab from the context menu and type in the tab name, C1Calendar, for example.

3.   Right-click the tab where the component is to appear and select Choose Items from the context menu. The Choose Toolbox Items dialog box opens.

4.   In the dialog box, select the .NET Framework Components tab. Sort the list by Namespace (click the Namespace column header) and check the check boxes for the C1Calendar component belonging to namespace C1.Web.UI.Controls.C1Calendar.

5.   Click OK to close the dialog box.

The C1Calendar control is added to the Visual Studio Toolbox.

Adding C1Calendar to the Form

To add C1Calendar to a form:

1.   Add it to the Visual Studio toolbox.

2.   Double-click each control or drag it onto your form.

Adding a Reference to the Assembly

To add a reference to the C1.Web.UI.Controls.C1Calendar assembly:

1.   Select the Add Reference option from the Website menu of your Web Site project or from the Project menu of your Web Application project.

2.   Select the most recent version of the ComponentOne Studio for ASP.NET AJAX assembly from the list on the NET tab or browse to find the C1.Web.UI.Controls.2.dll file and click OK.

3.   Select the Form1.vb tab or go to View|Code to open the Code Editor. At the top of the file, add the following Imports directive (using in C#):

Imports C1.Web.UI.Controls.C1Calendar

Note: This makes the objects defined in the C1.Web.UI.Controls.2 assembly visible to the project. See Namespaces for more information.


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