The (lack of) IDesignerHost in Visual Studio 2008 (Orcas) ASP.NET Web pages

December 18, 2007

My article HOWTO: Getting IDesignerHost and IHTMLDocument of WebForms from a Visual Studio .NET add-in explained how to do this with VS.NET 2002/2003/2005, but if you have tried it, it doesn’t work with VS 2008 (there is no IServiceProvider here). The underlying reason is that the new ASP.NET/HTML designer is based on the FrontPage editor, […]