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Page_Init firing on each postback

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I am having a problem with web pages in a .Net site where the Page_Init is firing on each postback rather than the normal behavior (Page_Init fired initially, and only Page_Load fired on postbacks)

Several comments:

1.  AutoEventWireup is set to false on all pages, with a "Handles Me.Init" set on Page_Init.  All events are defined with the "Handles" verb as shown below

2.  Each web page is subclassed to a parent class which provides strongly-typed access to the contents of session variables.

3.  The Page_Load event for most of the pages performs a DataBind operation on a gridview control.

Partial Public Class SamplePage
    Inherits PageManager (PageManager inherits from System.Web.UI.Page)

    Protected Sub Page_Init(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Init


    End Sub

Any ideas?

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