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Web Deployment Projects for Shared User Controls

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :Windows Application

 I have successfully managed to create a web deployment project that compiles a bunch of user controls in a web application project. This works nicely for sharing user controls in other web application projects. I use Page.LoadControl to load the user controls dynamically. The web deployment project put the user controls in an assembly with each user control having a name like ASP.MyUserControl_ascx, where ASP. is the default namespace created either by aspnet_compiler or aspnet_merge. I was wondering if there was some way to get it use a different namespace, like MyUserControls.Library, for example.




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