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Old controls disappear on toolbox at 2.0

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We are going to update our ASP.NET 1.1 based applications to 2.0. After I
installed VS Web Express, I immediately find the old web server controls,
such as DataGrid and data object (adapter, connection, command…) are
disappeared from toolbox.

I still can type asp:datagrid on aspx page to get DataGrid back, but the
nice design stage features are gone. You can not edit columns at design stage
through a dialog.

Is the old 1.1 server controls DLL still there? Is there someway to add old
1.1 controls back to toolbox? Are the design stage features still available
for old stuff?

I know Microsoft discourages people to use old 1.1 stuff. But the reality is
that we can not switch it at middle of development. Thanks for any help.

Shaw

Feb 4 '06 #1
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As with ASP.NET 1.X, right click in your desired TAB in the Toolbox, and
choose add items, then select from the list of controls.
Peter

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"Shaw" wrote:
Thanks Peter. Do you know which DLL should be added to Toolbox, and in what
directory I can find?

Sorry to ask those basic question. Since the old web controls are default in
1.1, I never deed to add. Now I have trouble to find them.
Thanks again.

Shaw

"Peter Bromberg [C# MVP]" wrote:
Shaw,
the "old" guys are still around, you just need to add them back to the
Toolbox if you want them.
Peter

--
Co-founder, Eggheadcafe.com developer portal:
http://www.eggheadcafe.com
UnBlog:
http://petesbloggerama.blogspot.com

Feb 4 '06 #2

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Shaw,

Right click on the toolbox area you would like to add the controls to and
select "Choose Controls" from the menu that appears. Then on the .NET tab in
the window that opens select the checkbox on any control you would like to
add to the toolbox.

I suggest adding a new toolbar area to keep the old controls in first: Right
click in the toolbox and select "Add Tab" from the menu.

--
Sincerely,

S. Justin Gengo, MCP
Web Developer / Programmer

www.aboutfortunate.com

"Out of chaos comes order."
Nietzsche
"Shaw" <Sh**@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:41**********************************@microsof t.com...
We are going to update our ASP.NET 1.1 based applications to 2.0. After I
installed VS Web Express, I immediately find the old web server controls,
such as DataGrid and data object (adapter, connection, command.) are
disappeared from toolbox.

I still can type asp:datagrid on aspx page to get DataGrid back, but the
nice design stage features are gone. You can not edit columns at design
stage
through a dialog.

Is the old 1.1 server controls DLL still there? Is there someway to add
old
1.1 controls back to toolbox? Are the design stage features still
available
for old stuff?

I know Microsoft discourages people to use old 1.1 stuff. But the reality
is
that we can not switch it at middle of development. Thanks for any help.

Shaw

Feb 4 '06 #3

P: n/a
Thanks Peter. Do you know which DLL should be added to Toolbox, and in what
directory I can find?

Sorry to ask those basic question. Since the old web controls are default in
1.1, I never deed to add. Now I have trouble to find them.
Thanks again.

Shaw

"Peter Bromberg [C# MVP]" wrote:
Shaw,
the "old" guys are still around, you just need to add them back to the
Toolbox if you want them.
Peter

--
Co-founder, Eggheadcafe.com developer portal:
http://www.eggheadcafe.com
UnBlog:
http://petesbloggerama.blogspot.com

Feb 4 '06 #4

P: n/a
Shaw,
the "old" guys are still around, you just need to add them back to the
Toolbox if you want them.
Peter

--
Co-founder, Eggheadcafe.com developer portal:
http://www.eggheadcafe.com
UnBlog:
http://petesbloggerama.blogspot.com


"Shaw" wrote:
We are going to update our ASP.NET 1.1 based applications to 2.0. After I
installed VS Web Express, I immediately find the old web server controls,
such as DataGrid and data object (adapter, connection, command…) are
disappeared from toolbox.

I still can type asp:datagrid on aspx page to get DataGrid back, but the
nice design stage features are gone. You can not edit columns at design stage
through a dialog.

Is the old 1.1 server controls DLL still there? Is there someway to add old
1.1 controls back to toolbox? Are the design stage features still available
for old stuff?

I know Microsoft discourages people to use old 1.1 stuff. But the reality is
that we can not switch it at middle of development. Thanks for any help.

Shaw

Feb 4 '06 #5

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Thanks Peter and Justin,

I just little bit busy, and take a while to re-visit the post and see your
guy’s replies. I really appreciate your helps.

Shaw
"S. Justin Gengo [MCP]" wrote:
Shaw,

Right click on the toolbox area you would like to add the controls to and
select "Choose Controls" from the menu that appears. Then on the .NET tab in
the window that opens select the checkbox on any control you would like to
add to the toolbox.

I suggest adding a new toolbar area to keep the old controls in first: Right
click in the toolbox and select "Add Tab" from the menu.

--
Sincerely,

S. Justin Gengo, MCP
Web Developer / Programmer

www.aboutfortunate.com

"Out of chaos comes order."
Nietzsche
"Shaw" <Sh**@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:41**********************************@microsof t.com...
We are going to update our ASP.NET 1.1 based applications to 2.0. After I
installed VS Web Express, I immediately find the old web server controls,
such as DataGrid and data object (adapter, connection, command.) are
disappeared from toolbox.

I still can type asp:datagrid on aspx page to get DataGrid back, but the
nice design stage features are gone. You can not edit columns at design
stage
through a dialog.

Is the old 1.1 server controls DLL still there? Is there someway to add
old
1.1 controls back to toolbox? Are the design stage features still
available
for old stuff?

I know Microsoft discourages people to use old 1.1 stuff. But the reality
is
that we can not switch it at middle of development. Thanks for any help.

Shaw


Feb 10 '06 #6

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