Creating custom controls is a key technique in .NET development. This article by Matthew is the second of a two part series where he looks at how to create a custom Windows Form control that behaves properly in Visual Studio .NET.
Custom Controls and Design-Time Support: Part 2/2 (Page 1 of 7 )
In .NET development, creating your own control is as easy as defining a custom class. However, making sure that your control behaves properly in the design time environment requires a little bit of extra wizardry.
In this article, we'll consider the sample DirectoryTree control we looked at in the last article, and show how you can equip it for the design-time environment with a custom control designer and a UITypeEditor.