UserControl in Ribbon Unable to create Instance

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Posted 15 years ago by David Sherwood
When I reference my UserControl as content to a PopupButton in my Ribbon, the Designer says it can’t create an instance of it even though it works fine at run time.
My UserControl is a ListBox where I explicitly define all of the ListBoxItems in Xaml code. Each Item contains ribbon:Buttons and ribbon:ComboBox’s.
To get around the problem, I reference instead a property in the behind code, which creates the instance. The Designer is happy and I’m happy now!

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Posted 15 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA

Just FYI, I don't believe this is anything our controls cause or can fix. I think that is just how the VS designer works in general. I believe if your UserControl was defined in a separate project from the one with the Window you are designing it would show up.

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The latest build of this product (v24.1.1) was released 2 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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