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"Type expected" on custom control

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I've added a custom control to my toolbox and I can drag it onto a form OK. However, when I try and create an instance dynamically (etc dim tt= new mycontrol) I get a "Type expected" error. Do I need to register the control in some way?
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Top Expert 2007

Commented:
You just have to declare it...

  Dim tt AS New MyControl()

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Commented:
That's what I have ...
Private iPicImage As New cmImage
Top Expert 2007

Commented:
And you're getting that error?  

When you declare it, does it show up in intellisense?

You may try fully declaring it using the fully qualified namespace.

Example:
MyProject.cmImage
MyProject.Controls.cmImage
(or whatever it is).

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It shows up in intellisense but MyProject.Controls.cmImage gives "not defined" ("MyProject" does not show in intellisense)

Found it - I have to type    Private iPicImage As New cmImage.cmImage

(I must have something wrong in the complilation of the DLL)
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