Troubleshooting – Visual Studio

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The .NET controls do not appear in the Toolbox after selecting to add them to the Toolbox.
If you right click Toolbox and Choose to Add Items and select the OPCWPFDashboard controls, yet they do not appear in the Toolbox you may have installed Visual Studio after Open Automation Software.  If so uninstall Open Automation Software and reinstall it.  It will then register correctly with Visual Studio for adding the controls.
After updating Open Automation Software with the incremental update the project no longer compiles or the application no longer works.
Make sure to Unblock the dlls before copying to C:\Program Files\Open Automation Software\OAS\Controls\NetFramework\ or C:\Program Files\Open Automation Software\OAS\Controls\NetStandard\.
To Unblock the files copy to a trusted location for your system, Desktop works well, then right click on the file and select Properties to select Unblock. Then copy from your Desktop to the correct directory in C:\Program Files\Open Automation Software\OAS\Controls\.
I get a thread exit message in Visual Studio 2013.
The thread exit message is a bug in Visual Studio 2013. Check to see if you have CTP 5 installed for up to date fixes.
I receive an error stating that the Microsoft.Expression.Drawing.dll and Microsoft.Expression.Effects.dll is missing and not found.
These assemblies are included in the installation directory of Open Automation Software and can be included as a Reference in your project as local copy. Or you can install the Blend SDK from the following link that also includes these files.