Referencing Namespaces and Components
Project references are used to access the properties, methods, and events of a defined object and apply them to your programming. The following topics contain an overview of references in Visual Basic and Visual C# and give instructions on how to add, remove, and manage existing references.
In This Section
Describes the basic concepts of project references.
Troubleshooting Broken References
Describes the main causes of broken references and ways to fix them.
How to: Add or Remove References in Visual Studio
Describes how to add or remove references using the Project Designer.
How to: Add or Remove Imported Namespaces (Visual Basic)
Describes how to add or remove imported namespaces using the Project Designer.
How to: Remove Unused References (Visual Basic)
Describes how to remove unused references using the Project Designer.
How to: Set the Copy Local Property of a Reference
Describes how to set the Copy Local property using the Project Designer.
.NET Framework Programming in Visual Studio
Provides links to documentation about .NET Framework programming in Visual Studio.