Last post Sep 27, 2006 11:50 AM by brgdotnet
Sep 25, 2006 04:24 PM|brgdotnet|LINK
I am maintaining a large web application written in asp.net with VS2003 and C#. The project is a few years old and has not been maintained for about 2 years. The company I am maintaining this project for would like to keep the project as a VS 2003 project
and to not upgrade it to VS 2005.
The project builds,but I am having a problem running it. The reason why is that the project does not have a start page. I created a page called default.aspx in hopes that this would fix the problem, but it did not. When default.aspx shows up in the web browser,
the page is empty. So basically I am stuck with a project that has no start page and I don't know where at in the code it needs to start. Can someone help me out here? What do I need to do to fix this problem.
Sep 26, 2006 04:18 AM|satish_nagdev|LINK
first of all its a bit confusing how come company is using site/project since last 2 years then :-?
anyway open the project in visual studio, open solution explorer window in that right click on the page u want to appear by default then select set as start project.
in properties of the solution make sure in case you have multiple projects, set some startup project.
Sep 27, 2006 11:50 AM|brgdotnet|LINK
The decision to keep the project as a VS 2003 project has been made by upper management. But that is irrelative to me needing to fix this problem.
I don't think you understand or maybe I did not explain the problem clearly. Let me re explain.
Basically the web project has about 100 different web forms. The big question is which of these pages do I designate as the start/default page? I can designate any of them as the start page, but this makes it just about impossible to navigate correctly through