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I need to store session information.

private void LogError(SqlConnection pconStockSelect)
        // Collects error information and saves it in the errors table.
        {
            strErrMessage = Session["Message"].ToString();

error: the Session variable is null.

How do I set the Session variable?

Thanks,
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Question by:Dovberman
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by:Om Prakash
ID: 39213045
if ( Session["Message"] != null )
{
  string errmsg  = Session["Message"];
  // do other stuff
}
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by:Gary
ID: 39213069
You set a session like so
Session["session_name"] = "Text";

But that's got nothing to do with the code you posted
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by:Dovberman
ID: 39213113
The ShowError page is opened when an exception is triggered.

I have try/catch blocks in several places.

The exception that opened this page is not handled.

I need to see a stack trace to find out where the exception occurred.

The exception is somewhere in this code that attempts to set up a site map.

The bug was removed when I removed this code from the master page:

    <tr id="rowSiteMap">
                <td colspan="2" style="width: auto; height: 24px;
                    font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal;
                    font-variant: normal; border: thin solid #0000FF;
                    color: #0000FF; background-color: #FFFFCC; text-align: left;">
                   
                    <asp:SiteMapPath ID="SiteMapPath1" runat="server" Width="65%" Font-Size="12pt">
             
                      <PathSeparatorTemplate>
                          <asp:Image ID="Image1" ImageUrl="~/Images/arrowright.gif" runat="server" />
                      </PathSeparatorTemplate>
                     
                      <RootNodeTemplate>
   <b style="font-family: Arial, Gill Sans; font-size: 14px; " >You are here </b>
                      </RootNodeTemplate>
             
                      <CurrentNodeTemplate>
                        <%# Eval("title") %>
<br /><b style="font-family: Arial, Gill Sans; font-size: 12px"></b>&nbsp;
<%# Eval("description") %>
                      </CurrentNodeTemplate>
             
                    </asp:SiteMapPath>
</td>
</tr>


Could you recommend a document that shows how to set up the site map?

I would also like to know how I can get exception information when I have no idea where the exception came from.

This is the web.config statement that directs exceptions to the exception details page.

<customErrors mode="On" defaultRedirect="~/ErrorHandling/ShowError.aspx">
    </customErrors>

Thanks,

Thanks,
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Monica P earned 1200 total points
ID: 39215956
Initially check that  Session["Message"] is not nothing  or  is not empty

if Not Isnothing( Session("Message")) then
End if

Without checking the Session values ., converting it to a string may be cause for the error message

If it suits your requirement ., just make a setting before making conversion into string
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by:Dovberman
ID: 39216418
Thank you.
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