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ShowMissingComponent was not found in SandcastleBuilder.Components.dll

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Oct 13, 2007 at 5:37 PM
When running SHFB with Sandcastle 2007 CTP. I've read the blog at and built the reflection files successfully. Further I've changed the Data/cpref... to Data-directory in the sandcastle.config. When building my project it wil stop with

Info: CopyFromIndexComponent: Instantiating component.
Info: ForEachComponent: Loaded 2 subcomponents.
Info: CopyFromIndexComponent: Instantiating component.
Error: BuildAssembler: The type 'SandcastleBuilder.Components.ShowMissingComponent' was not found in the component assembly 'C:\Programme\EWSoftware\Sandcastle Help File Builder\SandcastleBuilder.Components.dll'.
Last step completed in 00:00:25.7170

BUILD FAILED: Unexpected error in last build step. See output above for details.

I don't have any old versions of Sandcastle or the SHFB installed,
Any suggestions?

thanks in advance
Oct 13, 2007 at 8:28 PM doesn't work with the September CTP. Download and install the version.

Oct 31, 2007 at 5:00 PM

I have also the same problem using 2007/10 CTP, even with the version 1.6.0 of SHFB (never install 1.4 on my computer).

Any idea of the issue ?


Oct 31, 2007 at 7:13 PM
As before, the prior versions do not work with the latest CTP without a rebuild. Wait for

Oct 31, 2007 at 9:56 PM
I too facing the same problem for version version.
Any soultion step by step?

Nov 1, 2007 at 3:32 AM
The new release is now available on the Releases page.