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System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

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Server Error in '/dotNetAlumni' Application.
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

Exception Details: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Source Error:


Line 28:     Private Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
Line 29:         'Put user code to initialize the page here
Line 30:         lblTitle.InnerHtml = Application("Institution") & " Alumni Portal"
Line 31:         lblInstitution.Text = Application("Institution")
Line 32:
 

Source File: c:\inetpub\wwwroot\dotNetAlumni\default.aspx.vb    Line: 30

Stack Trace:


[NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.]
   dotNetAlumni._default.Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e) in c:\inetpub\wwwroot\dotNetAlumni\default.aspx.vb:30
   System.Web.UI.Control.OnLoad(EventArgs e)
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive()
   System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain()

 


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Version Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Version:1.1.4322.573; ASP.NET Version:1.1.4322.573
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Can you post the source code?

Looks like lblTitle is a HTML object and not a server object.

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Added runat="server" on that control and voila. Thanks Sandeepk
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