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cannot preview a webpage after binding dataset to ASPX page

Posted on 2003-11-20
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i'm new to this so struggling though.  Using dreamweaver and ASP.net to link to an access database.

when i create page (*.aspx) and view it though browser it is OK.  when i bind data to it and preview it comes up with the html code listed whether on the local files, remote server or testing server.  am i viewing live data in the right way

probably not that difficult but need some guidance!

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Question by:jpsFW
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by:alexgreen
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might be better just to keep an open instance of IE or NS to preview the code and then you can just refresh each time, also gives a slightly more accurate view than the dreamweaver preview!
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Saqib Khan earned 250 total points
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jpsFW when you Dealing with DataBase then you Should test your Website VIA your Live/Test Server in this format.

http://localhost/Directory/page_name.asp

where localhost could be your IP Address/Computer Name

Reason why you have HTML code printed on the webpage is because Your are not parsing your ASP code, But you are viewing Regaulr Page with a .aspx Extenions.
if you try to open any Asp/Aspx page and that page is not hosted on the Server Root Directory, then you will see this Error.
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