How do Telerik controls add their embedded scripts?

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  1. Jonathan
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    Aug 2015

    Posted 27 Apr Link to this post

    How do Telerik controls programmatically register their scripts with the ScriptManager? I have created a custom control and the only way I can get the scripts to register is by explicitly referencing the script in the page's markup.

    <asp:ScriptManager runat="server" ID="ScriptManager1">
    <asp:ScriptReference Assembly="Core.WebBase" Name="Core.Resources.Scripts.ScriptTest.js" />

    But how to do this programmatically? I cannot expect my users to know to do this for every page they use the control on. I've used the ClientScript to do this like so: Page.ClientScript.RegisterClientScriptResource(typeof(ScriptTest), "Atl.Core.Resources.Scripts.ScriptTest.js"); but this does not work with asynchronous postbacks. Whats the trick? :)

  2. Jonathan
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    Aug 2015

    Posted 27 Apr in reply to Jonathan Link to this post

    Well, I figured it out. It is as simple as using

    ScriptManager.RegisterClientScriptResource(this, typeof(ScriptTest), "Core.Resources.Scripts.ScriptTest.js");

    instead of

    Page.ClientScript.RegisterClientScriptResource(typeof(ScriptTest), "Core.Resources.Scripts.ScriptTest.js");

    I was confused because I didn't realize RegisterClientScriptResource is a static method on the ScriptManager class. I thought I had to get a reference of the ScriptManager from the Page.

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  4. Vessy
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    Posted 27 Apr Link to this post

    Hi Jonathan,

    I am glad to see that you have managed to find the solution on your own - yes, we are also registering our scripts as ClientScriptResources of the ScriptManager.

    You can also find useful the following MSDN article explaining the usage of the RegisterClientScriptResource method:

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