ElementHost in VS2012

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ElementHost in VS2012
 
proxen




Posts: 2
Joined: 2013-01-10
Hello

I try to add ElementHost control to host WPF controls.
After that I got

error MSB3217: Cannot register assembly "<skip>\bin\Debug\MyIEToolbarTest.dll". Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.

in Visual Studio 2012

The same in the VS2010 works correctly.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks.
Posted 10 Jan, 2013 06:04:32 Top
Sergey Grischenko


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Posts: 7202
Joined: 2004-07-05
Hello,

Creating a new instance of the ElementHost class produces the 'The calling thread must be STA, because many UI components require this' error.
To avoid the issue please add the code below to the toolbar constructor.

 
        public IEToolbarModule()
        {
            if (Process.GetCurrentProcess().ProcessName.Equals("MSBuild", StringComparison.InvariantCultureIgnoreCase))
            {
                try
                {
                    InitializeComponent();
                }
                catch (Exception)
                {
                    // Properties below are required for the registration and should be initialized.
                    this.Name = "IEToolbarModule";
                    this.Position = ADXIEToolBarPosition.tbpDefault;
                    this.MenuText = "My menu text";
                    this.NoGripper = false;
                    this.ResetToolbarLayout = false;
                    this.Title = "My Title";
                    this.HelpText = "My help text";
                    this.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(521, 24);
                }
            }
            else
            {
                InitializeComponent();
            }
        }
Posted 10 Jan, 2013 16:37:53 Top
proxen




Posts: 2
Joined: 2013-01-10
Thank you, Sergey.
It works now.
Posted 11 Jan, 2013 08:25:59 Top