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<%@ Page Language="VB" Debug="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Drawing" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Drawing.Imaging" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Drawing.Text" %>
<%
' Declare Vars
Dim objBMP        As System.Drawing.Bitmap
Dim objGraphics   As System.Drawing.Graphics
Dim objFont       As System.Drawing.Font

' Create new image - bitmap
objBMP = New Bitmap(100, 30)

' Create a graphics object to work with from the BMP
objGraphics = System.Drawing.Graphics.FromImage(objBMP)

' Fill the image with background color
objGraphics.Clear(Color.Green)

' Set anti-aliasing for text to make it better looking
objGraphics.TextRenderingHint = TextRenderingHint.AntiAlias

' Configure font to use for text
objFont = New Font("Arial", 16, FontStyle.Bold)

' Write out the text
objGraphics.DrawString("ASP 101", objFont, Brushes.White,  3, 3)


' Set the content type and return the image
Response.ContentType = "image/GIF"
objBMP.Save(Response.OutputStream, ImageFormat.Gif)

' Kill our objects
objFont.Dispose()
objGraphics.Dispose()
objBMP.Dispose()
%>




generates an error:


Active Server Pages error 'ASP 0221'
Invalid @ Command directive
/search/Default.asp, line 1
The specified 'Page Language="VB" Debug="True" ' option is unknown or invalid.


how do i get this to work?
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pheine earned 160 total points
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actually, this is an ASP.NET not an ASP page.

make sure you installed microsoft .net framework (dotnetfx) and name the file default.aspx (aspx is the default suffix for .net webpages)
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by:qwekovaqwe
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lol i kind of figured that out too yeah ;) thnx.
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