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I cannot seem to figure out how to add an icon to my class library so when a user adds it to their tool box there is a custom icon versus the purple gear.  Please see the attached project (VS 2010) and see what I'm doing wrong.

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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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i am facing same type of issue. i tried variety of solution but nothing work.
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I finally wrapped my head around this.  Here's the code:

Namespace CustomGrid
    <ToolboxBitmap(GetType(MyGridControl))> _
    Public Class MyGridControl
        Inherits GridControl
        Protected Overrides Function CreateDefaultView() As BaseView
            Return CreateView("MyGridView")
        End Function
        Protected Overrides Sub RegisterAvailableViewsCore(ByVal collection As InfoCollection)
            MyBase.RegisterAvailableViewsCore(collection)
            collection.Add(New MyGridViewInfoRegistrator())
            collection.Add(New MyBandedGridViewInfoRegistrator())
        End Sub

    End Class
End Namespace

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Name the .bmp  like : CustomGrid.MyGridControl.bmp in the solution exploer (see image).  Works!
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Thanks for solution. I  added solution in my blog. so it will help to someone else.

http://kalpesh2804.blogspot.in/2014/03/class-library-toolbox-icon.html
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Cool!  Hope it helps others out there.
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I searched the hell out of Google all day!
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by:Ark
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You can name bitmap as you want, using overloaded method of ToolboxBitmap attribute constructor:
<ToolboxBitmap(GetType(MyGridControl),"YourBitmapName.bmp")> _

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