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When you use the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 IDE to edit .aspx pages that use the inline code model, if you click View in Browser, on the File menu, an unnecessary build of the whole project is performed. This can affect your productivity if you use the inline code model extensively.
Service pack informationTo resolve this problem, install Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1). To obtain Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1, visit the following Microsoft Download Center Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=69d2219f-ce82-46a5-8aec-072bd4bb955eNote After you install the service pack, you must still follow the steps that are listed in the "To enable this hotfix" section to enable the fix.
Hotfix informationA new internal command has been added to permit you to preview the page without causing a build to occur. You can associate this new command with a new menu item, with a toolbar button, or with a keyboard shortcut. The new command is not available in Solution Explorer.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Visual Studio .NET 2003 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
This fix is available for the English version and the German version of Visual Studio .NET 2003.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------- 23-Sep-2003 04:15 7.10.3266.0 200,704 Cmddefui.dll 23-Sep-2003 04:15 7.10.3266.0 86,016 Msenvmui.dll 23-Sep-2003 04:23 7.10.3266.0 1,036,288 Vjsproj.dll 23-Sep-2003 07:17 7.10.3266.0 1,507,328 Msvbprj.dll 23-Sep-2003 07:23 7.10.3266.0 1,015,808 Csproj.dll
To enable this hotfixAfter you apply this hotfix, you must enable it. To do this, run the following two commands at a command prompt:
cd "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003\Common7\IDE"Note When you enable this hotfix, you may lose any environment customizations or personalization that you have applied previously.
To use the new feature after you have enabled it, use any one or more of the following three configuration options. To configure these options, right-click the toolbar area, and then click Customize to open the Customize dialog box.
Description of the new functionalityThe new Browse without Build functionality can be helpful when you are modifying .aspx pages that use the inline code model instead of the code-behind code model.
When the designer for an .aspx page has focus, or when an .aspx page is selected in Solution Explorer and Solution Explorer has focus, the browser windows in the IDE are opened so that you can view the .aspx page without performing a project build or a solution build. Because the .aspx page uses inline code, Microsoft ASP.NET dynamically recompiles the page if the page has been saved. This behavior causes any changes to appear.
Note By default, the Visual Studio .NET 2003 IDE uses the code-behind model. If you use the new Browse without Build functionality for a page that uses the code-behind model, you may receive an error message. If this problem occurs, verify that your project builds successfully.
Microsoft does not recommend that you use the new Browse without Build functionality for pages that use the code-behind model.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the terminology that is used to describe Microsoft product updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 829119 - Last Review: August 28, 2006 - Revision: 1.8