MZTools Articles Series: HOWTO: Create a dockable toolwindow from a Visual Studio .NET add-in

May 10, 2011

Creating toolwindows in Visual Studio .NET 2002/2003 was incredibly difficult because you needed an ActiveX “shim” control to host a .NET (managed) usercontrol. Visual Studio 2005 simplified this a lot using the CreateToolWindow2 function, that doesn’t need the shim control. I have updated completely this article of January 2006 to remove “support” for VS.NET 2002/2003 […]