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I have a question regarding a feature.

Situation: I have a feature that is farm scoped, with this feature I deploy a delegate control (xml file), this file refers to cs code. So I've added that file to the solution I deploy the solution, I set the solution NOT to automatically activate. So when I deployed the solution it is deactivated, BUT the I do see that the my custom delegate control is used instead.

It is strange, no matter if the feature activated or not the control is used how it comes?

I thought that hen you deactivate the feature the files that are deployed with the feature should not be active or something, or am I wrong?

Or what am i doing wrong?

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Is the XML file a module in Visual Studio? –  RJ Cuthbertson Aug 10 '12 at 14:00
yes it is in VS –  Shkipper Aug 13 '12 at 5:38
and no it is not module, ive added it a an empty element –  Shkipper Aug 13 '12 at 7:05

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