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What's the difference between a Windows control library and a class library?

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As far as I can tell, they seem to do exactly the same thing, but I'm sure there's some things I'm missing out on.  I'm using Visual Studio 2005 / .NET 2.0 if that helps.

Could someone please elucidate the differences between the two?

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the differences seem to be subtle
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control library usually contains a class derived from windows.usercontrola and class library that isnt necesary we could say that windows control library is a type of class library..but they area essentially the same.it's two different tmplates one derived from another

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heh probably a vb relic.

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