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Configuring the toolbox in VS 2010 with Syncfusion controls

Platform: Miscellaneous |
Control: Install and Configuration


Configure\Reconfigure the Visual Studio toolbox with Syncfusion controls



Before configuring the Visual Studio 2010 toolbox, please ensure that the necessary Syncfusion framework assemblies are installed on your machine. Follow the below location to find the Syncfusion assemblies:

[Syncfusion Installed Path]\assemblies\4.0  



Before configuring the toolbox, you need to close all Visual Studio applications.


Follow the steps below to configure the toolbox:

Open the Dashboard from this location:

           Start ->Programs ->Syncfusion ->Essential Studio x.x.x.x ->Dashboard

Configure the Visual Studio .NET toolbox under Toolbox Configuration in the Dashboard, shown below. 

Configuring the toolbox under Toolbox Configuration in the Dashboard 

 The following options are available under Toolbox Configuration:

          Install VS2010 - Configures framework 4.0 Syncfusion controls in the VS 2010 toolbox.

          Install VS2005 Controls in VS2010 - Configures framework 2.0 Syncfusion controls in the VS 2010 toolbox.

          Install VS2008 Controls in VS2010 - Configures framework 3.5 Syncfusion controls in the VS 2010 toolbox.

If you encounter the error message depicted below, follow the instructions below the image.

 Error message displayed in case 4.0 framework is not configured

Run the Syncfusion Assembly Manager to install the Syncfusion assemblies in the GAC and also in the assemblies folder. Then reconfigure the corresponding framework version assemblies in the Visual Studio toolbox.

Assembly manager to instal the Syncfusion assemblies in GAC

In the Syncfusion Assembly Manager, if all the framework check boxes are grayed out, please refer to the following Knowledge Base article to resolve this issue:

Grayed out framework check box in Syncfusion Assembly Manager

You can view detailed documentation concerning toolbox reconfiguration through the link below:

Toolbox Configuration


We now provide Visual Studio 2010 support from Syncfusion Essential Studio



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