Oooppss - code example error:
....... this.instance = workflowRuntime.CreateWorkflow(typeof(B.Workflow1),
Okay, forgot the params dictionary parameter that get's passed in witth the
Type of workflow we want to get an instance of.
> Sorry if this is the wrong place to post a .NET v3.0 Windows Workflow
> question, but didn't find any other groups that seem to target this, so here
> it goes .......
> I have a WF that is encapsulated in Assembly "B". I also have my WF host
> (which create thw WorkflowRuntime object) inside a Forms app in Assembly "A".
> I'm attempting to pass a TextBox control from my form into the WF instance
> (I do this using the standard Dictionary<String, Object> parms object
> parameter of the workflowRuntime.CreateWorkflow() method
> ...... this.instance = workflowRuntime.CreateWorkflow(typeof(B.Workflow1));
> Additionally, runtime uses the "SqlWorkflowPersistenceService" as a plug in
> database persistance service. My problem comes when I unload my instance and
> persist it to the DB. The TextBox I passed in isn't a serializable object,
> and thus I get an exception that says we can't store this instance in the DB
> because of this little fact. I get around this by decorating the TextBox
> field with the [NonSerializable] attribute so that the persistence service
> won't try to "save" the TextBox control in the database. But, the problem is
> when I load the instance from the DB back into the runtime my TextBox control
> is now NULL.
> My question is how can I take my workflow instance and access the TextBox
> reference from my forms app? Or, somehow "serialize" the TextBox control so
> that it can be stored within the DB.
> Open to suggestions. Thanks.
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