Asp.Net Menu Querystring in navigateurl causes error

Posted on 2007-04-11
Last Modified: 2013-11-07
<asp:MenuItem Text="Support" NavigateUrl="~/Support.aspx?product=fundtrackersql"></asp:MenuItem>
Message = "'~/Support.aspx?product=fundtrackersql' is not a valid virtual path."

Any Ideas??

Question by:picsnet
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jeebukarthikeyan earned 500 total points
ID: 18892973

have a look at this

<asp:Menu ID="Menu1" runat="server">
<asp:MenuItem Text="buddha" Value="jeebu" NavigateUrl="~/FormControls/clipboard.aspx?id=dd"></asp:MenuItem>

i think in ur code the path specifies is not correct

b u d d h a

Author Comment

ID: 18893133
I know what is happening.  I just now need a way to fix it.  It is only crashing when the method below occurs.  I call this in the masterpage page_load and it highlights the current page you are on in the menu in a special way.  I think I just need to strip out the querystring.  


  Public Sub SelectMenuItem(ByVal Items As MenuItemCollection)

    For Each objItem As MenuItem In Items

      If _FoundSelected Then Exit Sub

      If Page.Request.PhysicalPath.ToLower() = Page.MapPath(objItem.NavigateUrl).ToLower() Then
        objItem.Selected = True
        _FoundSelected = True
        objItem.Selected = False
      End If

      If objItem.ChildItems.Count > 0 Then
      End If


  End Sub
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Expert Comment

ID: 18893198

<asp:MenuItem Text="Support" NavigateUrl="Support.aspx?product=fundtrackersql"></asp:MenuItem>

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