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    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 - Update to the Web Project Conversion Wizard

    This is an update to the Web Project Conversion Wizard found in the final release of Visual Studio 2005 (all versions) and Visual Web Developer 2005.
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        The Web Project Conversion Wizard in Visual Studio 2005 has been updated to handle newly discovered conversion issues. This update will improve the success rate of the wizard and make it easier for developers to convert their Visual Studio .NET 2003 Web projects to the new Visual Studio 2005 Web Site project model. Here are some of the improvements found in this update:

        1. Added ability to exclude files which were previously excluded in Visual Studio .NET 2003
        2. Added ability to access protected, auto-generated control variables
        3. Added ability for converted assembly references to be refreshed when the web project is built
        4. Fixed renaming of aspx and ascx files to lowercase
        5. Improved logic to not convert previously converted files
        6. Renamed the file ConversionReport.txt to ConversionReport.webinfo
        7. Added more detail to messages for file parsing errors
        8. Improved conversion of user controls using base classes
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

        • Supported Products: Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition; Microsoft Visual Studio 2005; Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System; Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite; Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Architects; Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Developers; Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Testers
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