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Visual Studio 2005 Challenge

Mahonek asked
Last Modified: 2010-04-07
Hello, I am using Visual Studio 2005 Standard installed on my winXP Pro desktop computer.  I am trying to build my first intranet data entry web page/site using VS2005 on our Windows 2000 Web Server that we currently run a web site built using .ASP and Frontpage.  

I opened VS2005 on my desktop
I created a file system Web site on the networked Web Server
I added an ASP.NET page
I added text to the page "Daily Sales Entry"
I added a dropdownlist control
I added a member to the dropdownlist control (Value = 28, Text = Accademia)
I added a button

PROBLEM: when I open the page (http://intranet/LocSalesInput/LocDailySalesEntry.aspx) via the IE browser (like I do for the current, previously built site), the dropdownlist control (i.e. the box itself) is not visible though the text inside the control is visible along with the the text "Daily Sales Entry" I typed onto the page.  
However if I ctrl-f5 to run the page I do see all the controls and text on the page.  I checked the properties of the controls and enabled, visible etc. are set to true.

Can someone help me resolve why this is happening.  Thank you.


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