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AxImporter.GenerateFromTypeLibrary Method (UCOMITypeLib)

Generates a wrapper for an ActiveX control for use in the design-time environment.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms.Design
Assembly:  System.Design (in System.Design.dll)

public string GenerateFromTypeLibrary(
	UCOMITypeLib typeLib


Type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.UCOMITypeLib
A UCOMITypeLib that indicates the type library to generate the control from.

Return Value

Type: System.String
An assembly qualified name for the type of ActiveX control for which a wrapper was generated.


No registered ActiveX control was found in typeLib.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.