MVC3 - Razor views and partial views (cshtml) are not marked as content - by Chris Snyder

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ID 619539 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 3
Opened 11/5/2010 9:45:08 AM
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When a Razor view or partial view is added to a project, the file's Build Action is marked as None in the project file.  That does not pose a problem on a dev box when you have IIS targeted at your local working directory, however builds generated via a build server will not have the views included as part of the build output.  Conversely, aspx/ascx are marked as Content by default.

The result of this incorrect default build action is that runtime errors, in the form of missing views, are experienced when deploying to a test environment after a new view/partial has been added.
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Posted by Daniel [MSFT] on 1/16/2013 at 3:41 PM
This issue should now be fixed. Thanks!
Posted by Helen [MSFT] on 11/7/2010 at 5:51 PM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are rerouting this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.
Posted by Microsoft on 11/5/2010 at 10:22 AM
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