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ExtToolkit 1.6 not working in VS2008?

Apr 16, 2012 at 6:34 PM

I tried updating an existing VS2008 project that uses ExtToolkit1.4 to 1.6, but now it no longer compiles.  I get this:

NewSubstanceDialog.xaml(40,18): error MC3074: The tag 'WatermarkTextBox' does not exist in XML namespace 'clr-namespace:Microsoft.Windows.Controls;assembly=WPFToolkit.Extended'. Line 40 Position 18.

Is this dll still usable in VS2008?

What was changed to break this?


Apr 16, 2012 at 6:57 PM

The version 1.6 should be usable in VS2008.  However, the namespace of the project is no longer "Microsoft.Windows.Controls" but "Xceed.Wpf.Toolkit".

Apr 16, 2012 at 7:32 PM

Thanks, Nebuleux, that did the trick.

I wonder why Intellisense didn't show me that (when editing the Xaml, i entered "extToolkit:" and was expecting to see what classes were in the assembly, but it showed me NOTHING.

Was the name change shown on this website anywhere?