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How to customize the error messages in sharepoint

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Hello,
I'm looking for a way to customize the error messages in MOSS.
If a user previously had access to an item but then he doesn't he receives an error.
See attached screenshot.
I would like to display a more user friendly message.
Please advise.
Thanks,
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I've had this request before... and while it's possible, it's only possible when a custom dll is performing the logic.

So what I did was to redirect to an error page... and the error page took a message parameter.
My user didn't like the fact that the "Go back to site", wouldn't go back 1 step.

The MS sharepoint dll just Throws an error and that's what's rendered.

Bottom line... too much work for very little benefit.
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Hmmm might work... context.EndRequest should handle the "throw"'s...

Please report back if it handles the "No Item Exists" error.
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