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How to configure Syncfusion controls in Visual Studio toolbox ?

Platform: Miscellaneous |
Control: Install and Configuration |
Published Date: February 28, 2017 |
Last Revised Date: March 19, 2018
Tags: install

Syncfusion Essential Studio controls will be automatically configured in Visual Studio toolbox if “Register Syncfusion assemblies in GAC” and “Configure Syncfusion controls in Visual Studio Toolbox” checkboxes are enabled during the installation.




If you have installed by disabling this checkboxes, follow the below steps and configure Syncfusion controls in Visual Studio.


1. Follow the steps suggested in the following documentation link and install the Syncfusion Essential Studio assemblies in GAC.




2. Once the Syncfusion assemblies are installed in GAC, follow the steps suggested in the following documentation link to configure the Syncfusion controls in Visual Studio toolbox.




3. Restart the Visual Studio. Now Syncfusion controls will be configured in Visual Studio toolbox.

Note: If you have installed Visual Studio after installing the Syncfusion setup, click on the Recheck button at the bottom of the Syncfusion Control Panel to refresh the recently installed software in your machine and then configure the Syncfusion controls into Visual Studio toolbox by following the steps mentioned in the above toolbox configuration documentation link.

We are providing the toolbox support for the following Essential Studio platforms.


2. ASP.NET (Classic)

3. Windows Forms

4. WPF

5. Universal Windows Platform


Toolbox configuration support is not available for the Visual Studio Express Edition. However, you can manually configure the Syncfusion controls into the Visual Studio Express Toolbox. Follow the steps suggested in the following documentation link for Manual Toolbox configuration.




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Thierry Fierens
Jan 11, 2019

Was looking for Xamarin toolbox information :(

Feb 24, 2019

did not work


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