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Adding a reference to the Carto assembly from within the References tab in the Project Properties dialog box leads to a number of other libraries being added to the project involuntarily.

Last Published: September 14, 2015 ArcObjects SDK
Bug ID Number BUG-000089807
SubmittedAugust 10, 2015
Last ModifiedOctober 6, 2022
Applies toArcObjects SDK
Version found10.3.1
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version7.0 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

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1- Instead of using the Project Properties dialog box to add assembly references, right-click the project in Solution Explorer and click the 'Add ArcGIS Reference' menu item. This brings up the 'Add ArcGIS Reference' dialog box, which can be used to add ArcGIS assembly references. This integration feature of the ArcObjects SDK is only available in the full version of Visual Studio, not for the Express version. 2- In Visual Studio 2013 Express, since the 'Add ArcGIS Reference' integration feature is not available, use the Project Properties dialog box to add an assembly reference. This leads to a number of compile-time errors, similar to "UID is ambiguous in the namespace ESRI.ArcGIS.esriSystem". To prevent this error, right-click the unnecessary assembly references in the dialog box, and remove them.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000089807


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