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VS2010 TextBox Showsmart Tag

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 20, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net


I am using VS2010. To write a autocomplete functionality I am trying to use the smart tag.

When I hover over the text box I expected the smart tag to show up. It dosen't. When I right clich the textbox the show smart tag option is DISABLED.

Any suggestions as to how I can enable this.


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