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References, Web Site Property Pages Dialog Box
The References property page allows you to add and manage references to assemblies, components, and Web services that you want to use in your Web application. When you add a reference, your code can invoke the class, component, or Web service.
Only references you add are shown; implicit references configured in the Machine.config file are not shown.
When you add a reference to an assembly from the global assembly cache, Microsoft Visual Web Developer creates an entry in the Assemblies element of the site's Web.config file. If you add a reference to an assembly from another project, the assembly is copied to the \Bin folder of your Web project and updated as needed by Visual Web Developer.
When you add a Web reference, Visual Web Developer creates a proxy class in your Web site that represents the Web service. The Web service's .wsdl, .xsd and .disco (discovery) files are stored in the App_WebReferences folders. In addition, Visual Web Developer creates an entry in the Web.config file's <appSettings> element referencing the Web service.
To access this dialog box
In Visual Web Developer, in the Solution Explorer pane, click your Web site project name.
Click View and then click Property Pages.
Alternatively, you can right-click your Web site project name in Solution Explorer and click Property Pages.
The Property Pages window appears.
Click the References node.