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Could not open in Design view.  Place quotes around a '<% %>' block used as an attribute value or within a <SELECT> element.

Posted on 2004-10-16
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MS Visual Studio.NET 2002
I can't view this file in design view in Visual Studio.

C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\Community\whatsnew.aspx

The solution compiles and runs with no errors or warnings.



When I click on Design view, it shows a OK dialog box.

Could not open in Design view.  Place quotes around a '<% %>' block used as an attribute value or within a <SELECT> element.

When I my mouse over code that is underlined with a squiggly red line, it shows this tooltip.

The active schema does not support the element '%@ Register tagprefix"="community" tagname="Extras" src="global/controls/Extras.ascx" %'.
Basically the data within the square brackets.

These are the first 4 lines of the whatsnew.aspx file in html view.

<%@ Register tagprefix="community" tagname="Extras" src="global/controls/Extras.ascx" %>
<%@ Register tagprefix="community" tagname="SiteFooter" src="global/controls/SiteFooter.ascx" %>
<%@ Register tagprefix="community" tagname="SiteHeader" src="global/controls/SiteHeader.ascx" %>
<%@ Register tagprefix="community" tagname="Login" src="global/controls/Login.ascx" %>


The following tags are also underlined with the squiggly red line and it displays the following on mouse over.

The active schema does not support the element '!DOCTYPE'.
The active schema does not support the element 'HTML'.
The active schema does not support the element 'HEAD'.
The active schema does not support the element 'title'.
The active schema does not support the element 'meta'.
The active schema does not support the element 'LINK'.
The active schema does not support the element 'body'.

I can't open it in design view.
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Question by:manoj91
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by:tusharashah
ID: 12331390
Do you have any select TAG inside your form? if yes then can you cut-paste code of that here...

-tushar
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by:manoj91
ID: 12331392
there is no select tag.

here's the full html content of the whatsnew.aspx file.

<%@ Register tagprefix="community" tagname="Extras" src="global/controls/Extras.ascx" %>
<%@ Register tagprefix="community" tagname="SiteFooter" src="global/controls/SiteFooter.ascx" %>
<%@ Register tagprefix="community" tagname="SiteHeader" src="global/controls/SiteHeader.ascx" %>
<%@ Register tagprefix="community" tagname="Login" src="global/controls/Login.ascx" %>
<%@ Register tagprefix="community" tagname="Navigation" src="global/controls/Navigation.ascx" %>
<%@ Register tagprefix="community" tagname="Search" src="global/controls/Search.ascx" %>
<%@ Page Language="vb" AutoEventWireup="false" Codebehind="whatsnew.aspx.vb" Inherits="Community.whatsnew"%>
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<HTML>
      <HEAD>
            <title>whatsnew title</title>
            <meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft Visual Studio.NET 7.0">
            <meta name="CODE_LANGUAGE" content="Visual Basic 7.0">
            <meta name="vs_defaultClientScript" content="JavaScript">
            <meta name="vs_targetSchema" content="http://schemas.microsoft.com/intellisense/ie5">
            <LINK href="styles.css" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet">
      </HEAD>
      <body class="SiteBody">
            <form id="Form1" method="post" runat="server" enctype="multipart/form-data">
                  <!-- Main Community Table -->
                  <table width="750" border="0">
                        <tr>
                              <td align="left" width="750" colSpan="3">
                                    <community:siteheader id="SiteHeader1" runat="server" />
                              </td>
                        </tr>
                  </table>
                  <table class="SiteTable" width="750" border="0">
                        <TR>
                              <td vAlign="top" width="150">
                                    <table width="150" border="0">
                                          <tr>
                                                <td><community:Search id="Search1" runat="server" /></td>
                                          </tr>
                                          <tr>
                                                <td><community:navigation id="Navigation1" runat="server" /></td>
                                          </tr>
                                          <tr>
                                                <td width="150"><community:login id="Login1" runat="server" NAME="Login1"></community:login></td>
                                          </tr>
                                    </table>
                              </td>
                              <td id="sectionItems" vAlign="top" width="400" runat="server">
                                    <p>updated sections data list now being displayed</p>
                                    <asp:DataList id="UpdatedSectionsDataList" runat="server">
                                          <ItemTemplate>
                                                <a href="default.aspx?Section=<%#Container.DataItem.PrimaryKey1%>">
                                                
                                                      <!-- section name Section=8.  Global Section=8-->
                                                      <%#Container.DataItem.Name%>
                                                      Section=<%#Container.DataItem.PrimaryKey1%>
                                                      
                                                      <!-- mk p112 type of content in each section-->
                                                      <asp:Repeater ID="ModuleIconsRepeater" DataSource="<%#Container.DataItem.SectionItems%>" Runat="server">
                                                            <ItemTemplate>
                                                                  <img src=Images/ModuleIcons/<%#Container.DataItem.ModuleView.CommunityModule.Name%>.png" border="0" alt="<%#Container.DataItem.ModuleView.CommunityModule.Name%>"/>
                                                                  
                                                            </ItemTemplate>
                                                      </asp:Repeater>
                                                      <!-- mk p112 -->
                                                </a>                                                
                                          </ItemTemplate>
                                    </asp:DataList>
                              </td>
                              <td vAlign="top" width="200">
                                    <community:Extras id="Extras1" runat="server" />
                              </td>
                        </TR>
                  </table>
                  <table width="750" border="0">
                        <tr>
                              <td width="750" colSpan="3">
                                    <community:SiteFooter id="siteFooter1" runat="server" />
                              </td>
                        </tr>
                  </table>
            </form>
      </body>
</HTML>
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by:manoj91
ID: 12331394
There won't be anything wrong with the code.
It is a configuration setting with visual studio.
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by:tusharashah
ID: 12331400
Just found out that it could be something else also...

It will give you same error if you have something like following in your code:
  <a href=default.aspx?id=<%#container.dataitem("id")%>Some Link</a>

The correct one should be like following:
  <a href='default.aspx?id=<%#container.dataitem("id")%>'>Some Link</a>


-tushar
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tusharashah earned 400 total points
ID: 12331405
This line:
<img src=Images/ModuleIcons/<%#Container.DataItem.ModuleView.CommunityModule.Name%>.png" border="0" alt="<%#Container.DataItem.ModuleView.CommunityModule.Name%>"/>

Should be like:
<img src="Images/ModuleIcons/<%#Container.DataItem.ModuleView.CommunityModule.Name%>.png" border="0" alt="<%#Container.DataItem.ModuleView.CommunityModule.Name%>">

-tushar
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by:manoj91
ID: 12331409
i missed a double quote at img srg ="Images
thanks tushara.
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by:tusharashah
ID: 12331416
Nice to have you going Manoj!

Thanks for A:)

-tushar
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