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Custom ASP.NET Control - Design-time rendering

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ozymandiasFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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I have created a custom asp.net web control.

I have done this by extending System.Web.UI.WebControls.Panel like this :


      [DefaultProperty("Text"), ToolboxData("<{0}:WebCustomControl1 runat=server></{0}:WebCustomControl1>")]
      public class WebCustomControl1 : System.Web.UI.WebControls.Panel{
      }

Internally I have added some labels, buttons and textboxes to the panel, exposed some bindable attributes and events etc.
I have added it to my toolbox and can drag and drop it onto the form.
It all works fine and renders beautifully on the web page.
However, in the VS2003 designer it only renders the outer panel and not the inner controls.
How can I get it to look like it does at runtime in design time ?
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