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Design time, unhandled exception occured, request is not available in the context

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

i am using a user control that has the html code with head tag is set to runat server. when i drop this control in main page, i am getting an error in the design time, Error rendering control, unhandled exception occured, request is not available in this context, but at runtime, everything is working fine. i can fix this by removing the ID and runat=server in the head tag, but how to make this to work without removing the runat server for head tag ?.. which request it means that is not available.

i am very new to C#, i hope what i am asking makesence, apologize if i am not clear, i highly appreciate any explanation ! thankyou !...

here is the code present in the user control...

<%@ Control Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="header.ascx.cs" Inherits="user_controls_header" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head id="Head1" runat="server">

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