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Hello,

The following problem keeps me from finalizing my project in Visual Basic. I must say that after many days of search, I did not find anything regarding this topic.
Many of you are probably familiar with the CodeDOM compiler available in Visual Studio. Compiling applications with different user-inputed variables can be quite an easy task.
However, this application requires a few strings saved in the project settings tab and accessed via code by using the "My.Settings.<settingname>" syntax. The same stands for My.Resources.
Now, for a Visual Studio compiled application, it's easy, via the Resources or Settings tab, but, if the application I make in Visual Studio is supposed to compile with codedom another application whose code includes My.Settings statement, I can't seem to be able to create it. When compiling it with my application, I get "Settings is not a member of My".

Any solutions? Could anybody enlighten me about this problem? It's most certainly something easy, but I can't seem to find.
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The Settings class (like a lot of the other My. items) are generated at compile time.

My is a namespace, you would have to run the Settings class generator, or generate your own Settings class and add it to the My namespace for it to be available. Take a look at your settings code-behind to find out how the compiler generates this class.
   

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