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Visual Studio Add-in to get an assembly PublicKeyToken

Often times during the course of a development project you may want to easily obtain the PublicKeyToken used to sign the assembly. Most people will add the assembly to the GAC and then use the properties dialog to copy out the information needed to register the assembly with its complete signature. This is especially true for modifying the web.config when doing any type of web or SharePoint development. Follow the steps in this post to create a Visual Studio add-in tool that will show you the PublicKeyToken directly from Visual Studio. read more