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rotation tool for rotating arrow control at design time?

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I need help making a custom control.

How do I make available at design time UI tools for the control itself?

These UI tools would show up at design time but would not be available at runtime.


Here is a diagram to illustrate:

http://www.knowltonsoftware.com/junk/rotation_tool.gif

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by:Tom Knowlton
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Sorry....my diagram has a typo.


The little grey circle with the red dot is a rotation tool that ONLY appears at DESIGN time.....it does not show up at runtime.
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Bob Learned earned 2000 total points
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Hello, Tom, here are some examples custom designer in C#:

Creating Custom Controls-Providing Design Time Support 2:
http://www.codeproject.com/csharp/CustomDesigner.asp

Custom Design-Time Appearance of Controls:
http://www.codeguru.com/Csharp/Csharp/cs_controls/custom/article.php/c7551/

You need to create a specific System.Windows.Forms.Design.ControlDesigner.

Bob

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