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I'm building a new website and I have to set the build action on a couple of files in the App_Data folder, but when I click the Properties tab, there's no way to set it. (the option just plain isn't there). What's going on, and how do I fix it?
 
BTW, I tried the site as .Net 3.5 and .Net 4.0, and that didn't seem to matter.
Posted 27-Mar-11 5:02am
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Sandeep Mewara at 27-Mar-11 11:12am
   
I get this for all, leaving a folder. What kind of file type is it for which you are trying to set this build action?

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Solution 1

Ok, I guess I get the issue.
 
Looks like you are working on a web application that is actually a website as per Visual Studio.
You would need to create a new web application and probably copy over the source files there.
 
I am sure, I don't need to share links for conversion.
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John Simmons / outlaw programmer at 27-Mar-11 11:56am
   
That was it. Thanks.
Sandeep Mewara at 27-Mar-11 11:57am
   
Great! :)

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