Access GAC DLLs from MVC WebAPI

Hi all,

I have previously registered custom DLLs to GAC and efficiently accessed it from Webservice.asmx after adding an assembly reference to it in the web.config file like this:
<assemblies>
        <add assembly="MyDLL, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=MyKey"/>
</assemblies>

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Now I am trying to use it from an MVC Web Application by following the same steps, but it started giving me error message
"The type or namespace name 'MyDLL' could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)".
I tried to add the DLL directly to the application bin directory and it worked properly, but I need to access it from the GAC.

Could anyone help me?
wael_shehabAsked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
did you add the reference properly in your solution/project properties?
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wael_shehabAuthor Commented:
@David, I added an assembly reference to it in the web.config. Should it be added in somewhere else?
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wael_shehabAuthor Commented:
I have found a solution to my problem here.
Working with Web applications is not as easy as working with websites.
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wael_shehabAuthor Commented:
I have found a solution to my problem here.
Working with Web applications is not as easy as working with websites.
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