The item "Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs" was specified more than once in the "Sources" parameter.  Duplicate items are not supported by the "Sources" parameter

Posted on 2007-10-19
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Ok, for the project I'm trying to compile I get this below.  I've looked at AssemblyInfo.cs in the Properties folder in my project in Solution Explorer but nothing is standing out to me.  Where's this duplicate entry then?  I checked the web.config, nothing there although I don't know if that even is something I should be checking for this error.

The item "Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs" was specified more than once in the "Sources" parameter.  Duplicate items are not supported by the "Sources" parameter.

I wasn't the one who created this new project so not sure where this error is talking about...other than AssemblyInfo.cs.  It gives no lines, only tells you what project.
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It may be because there might have been two asembly info files in the project or two classes. try to do a search on assembly information in the project.

Also try excluding the current assmelby info and compiling the project to see what happens
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how do you search assembly information....do you mean two assemblyinfo.cs ?
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well in the CSPROJ file of your project there might have been two entries to assembly info file. You can try openning it and deleting that entry


You can try excluding the file from your project and compiling it and then adding it .

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