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I've been using a web user control in one of my projects to output a list of data.  I'm now trying to put this into a DLL so i can just move the dll file around from project to project instead of the .ascx and .ascs.cs files.  But I'm running into some difficulty.  When I get it into a DLL and reference it in my test project I get an error that object isn't found.  Apparently what's happening is that whatever is in my .ascx file it's not outputing.  So if I do a simple test and put the "Hello World" in my .ascx file and compile it, it doesn't show up.  If I do a response.write in my .ascx.cs file then it shows up.  Can someone help me here?  In my .ascx file I have HTML and in the .ascx.cs file I connect to the DB and pull data and output it.
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BTW I went through this tutorial http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa479318.aspx and still could not get it to work.  I created a simple user control that says Hello in the .ascx file and if I test it as a user control then it works.  But once I compile it and reference the DLL in my test site it doesn't spit out the Hello.  
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Okay, well I actually figured this out on my own.  But now I have another question.  I built this DLL by opening creating an ASP.NET Web Site.  I want to know how I can change the name of the output DLL.  I know if it was a project file I could go in and tell it what name to output, but for this it gives me a weird name.  Any suggestions?
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