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Within a WEB SITE project (not a Web Site Application) in VS2008, the following line

ProfileCommon profile = HttpContext.Current.Profile as ProfileCommon;

keeps throwing the error 'The type or namespace name 'ProfileCommon' could not be found (are you missing a using directive...'

I'm using System.Web.Profile;  in VS2008 Standard with .NET 3.5

I understand that ProfileCommon is dynamically created but how do I stop the error?

Thanks for your help.

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Question by:philwill4u
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by:guru_sami
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make sure you have enabled the profile in webconfig:
<profile enabled="true" defaultProvider="AspNetSqlProfileProvider">
                  <providers>
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by:philwill4u
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That's in place but still getting the same error.

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by:philwill4u
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I've figured it out.... and what a strange result....

in the web.config I had...

<codeSubDirectories>
   <!-- ensures that we can use both C# and VB class files int he APP_Code folder --><add directoryName="CS"/>
                  </codeSubDirectories>
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Sorry... hit the wrong key.


<codeSubDirectories>
      <!-- ensures that we can use both C# and VB class files int he APP_Code folder -->
   <add directoryName="CS"/>
   <add directoryName="VB"/>
</codeSubDirectories>

This was there so that I could deploy some old VB classes in the App_Code directories under /VB and /CS

When I removed this completely, the code compiled without error.  ProfileCommon was no longer an issue during compilation.

Beats me why this is the case but the problem is solved.

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Interestingly strange result...
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