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Hiding an activity in the windows workflow designer

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :JavaScript/VBScript
Is there a way to hide an activity in the worflow designer even though that activity is part of a larger composite activity?


I have three activities: a, b, and c
Activity a performs function a
Activity b performs function b
Activity c performs function c

I have created a composite activity called activity abNc.  This activity performs the following steps:
function a
function b N times (specified in a loop activity)
function c

These three small activities can be reused in many other composite activities but really have no use to the end user by themselves.  The larger activity has a custom designer associated so the smaller activities do not appear when activity abNc is on the canvas. 

So I'm looking for a way to hide the activities in the available activities tree.  I've tried using the DesignTimeVisibileAttribute without success.  Does this not work because of the answer to this post: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/windowsworkflowfoundation/thread/2ac10f8f-3582-4935-b72a-04bc6439a4aa
Or is there some other way to accomplish this that I'm overlooking?  Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

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