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Import System

Up until recently, I've been running my web app fine. But now all of a sudden, I have to import System and Import System.Web.Ui and such on every form it seems.

What would have changed?

Always been using VS2008 and 3.5 framework SP1. Nothing's changed that I know of.

thanks.
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Starr Duskk
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Jaime OlivaresCommented:
I cannot imagine a code without import System.
System.Web.UI shall be expected if you are coding asp pages.
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Starr DuskkASP.NET VB.NET DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Well, something's changed. I didn't remove an import from all these files and I didn't need it before.
 
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Starr DuskkASP.NET VB.NET DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Also, the Dynamic Data that was generated also did not have the Imports in by default, and now it is requiring it.
 
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ddayx10Commented:
In VB.NET you get some namespaces declared for free. These are defined in the <namespaces> node of the web.config. I would guess that something has caused the default template for your web.config to change, and or someone has modified the web.config you are using. Otherwise I am guessing some sort of corruption I haven't seen before or an install of a framework component that was installed had unexpected results...

I'm guessin it's just the web.config <namespaces> node...take a look this is what VS puts into my web.config by default:

            <pages>
                  <namespaces>
                        <clear/>
                        <add namespace="System"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Collections"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Collections.Generic"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Collections.Specialized"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Configuration"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Text"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Text.RegularExpressions"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Linq"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Xml.Linq"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Web"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Web.Caching"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Web.SessionState"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Web.Security"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Web.Profile"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Web.UI"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Web.UI.WebControls"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts"/>
                        <add namespace="System.Web.UI.HtmlControls"/>
                  </namespaces>
                  <controls>
                        <add tagPrefix="asp" namespace="System.Web.UI" assembly="System.Web.Extensions, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35"/>
                        <add tagPrefix="asp" namespace="System.Web.UI.WebControls" assembly="System.Web.Extensions, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35"/>
                  </controls>
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funwithdotnetCommented:
Could be a corrupted file, bad reference, etc. Sometimes stuff happens.  I seem to recall a similar issue. Even though you shouldn't have to, you might try adding the necessary references to the project(s). Right-click on your procect in Solution Explorer, select 'Add Reference'. Under the '.NET' tab, select the desired namespace(s).
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Starr DuskkASP.NET VB.NET DeveloperAuthor Commented:
ddayx,
I see it now.
This is my web.config:

<namespaces>
<add namespace="System" />
<add namespace="System.Collections.Generic" />
<add namespace="System.Data" />
<add namespace="System.Data.SqlClient" />
<add namespace="System.Web.Security" />
<add namespace="System.Web.UI" />
<add namespace="System.Web.UI.WebControls" />
<clear />
<add namespace="System.Collections" />
<add namespace="System.Collections.Specialized" />
 
Notice the <clear/> stuck in there. Don't know how that got there!
The ones above it are all the "missing" ones.
Thanks for the help! That did it! Finally! Adding Imports for those 7 namespaces was driving me nuts! And I was no where near finished!
Thanks!
 
 
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Starr DuskkASP.NET VB.NET DeveloperAuthor Commented:
you're the winner! :)
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ddayx10Commented:
awesome :) good job ....??how did that get in there lol... I'd be making fun of someone in the office tommorrow for doing that (assuming that implies here).
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