Type not defined error when creating a PageFunction with a custom type RRS feed

  • Question

  • When creating a PageFunction I get the error ... type "StructuredNavigationSample.CustomType" is not defined.


    I am using VS2010 and Framework 4.

    All my VB code is without a namespace declaration, the project has a root namespace declared as 'StructuredNavigationSample'.

    I would be grateful for any suggestions as to what I am doing incorrectly ...

    Sample code is as follows:


    Public Class CustomType
        Public Property ctString As String
    End Class

    Called PageFunction xaml:

        Title="Page Function" WindowWidth="250" WindowHeight="150">

    When a try to build/run I get the error "StructuredNavigationSample.CustomType" is not defined.


    Wednesday, September 1, 2010 3:03 AM


  • Hi Siggy01,

    The cause is that the VB class name is different with the class file name, if you change to reference to the "local:CustomClass" (the file name), it can be built.

    I am confuse why the PageFunction in VB.Net requests the class file name as the TypeArguments, not the class name. I have started a internal consultation, and feedback I get, I will update here. Now, the workaround is to make the class file name same with the class name in VB.Net.


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    • Marked as answer by Siggy01 Wednesday, September 22, 2010 11:23 PM
    Thursday, September 2, 2010 2:34 AM