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Visual studio converting from website to web application

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 18, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
I have followed the MSDN instructions in converting an VS 2008 Website project into a VS 2008 Web application project. I am running across the following two issues, let me know if anybody has any suggestions:1) When using the "Convert to Web Application" option, it shows an error "Generation of designer file failed. Unknown server tag XXXX"Most of the server controls are registered in web.config with:<add tagPrefix="UControls" namespace="APP_NAME.UI.WebApp.Utils" assembly="APP_NAME.UI.WebApp"/>How can I make the web application converter recognize the web.config settings?2) After the convertion above, when I try to compile the project I get errors of the form "Name 'CETest' Is not decaled". These are classes from an external library in the code behind files. The code behind files on the old website did not use "Imports" but again relied on web.config "<add namespace="APP_NAME.Business.Entities"/>"Is it possible to not use imports in the code behind file for web application ilike n the website project? Or is there other alternatives? Or will this be fixed if #1 is fixed?Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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