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9/21/2015 2:03 PM


I do not currently have dnn installed on my workstation but I do have dnn installed on a dev server and production server.  I am using visual studio 2010 on my windows 7 client to create a simple hello world web site with a user control name view.ascx and view.ascx.cs

To add the module on a previous dnn server:

1.   I simply copied the view.ascx and view.ascx.cs files to the server:  Inetpub/<dnnsite>/DesktopModules/MyModules/<module name> folder 

2.  logged onto the dnn site as user host

3.   clicked on Host Tab/extensions/create new module button and Used the following template but replacde Module Folder with my selected modular folder and Resource with my specific module ascx file. 

create module from :  <control>

owner folder <MyModules>

module folder <module name>

resource: view.ascx

module name <module name>

4.  drag and dropped the module to a page.


But now when I copy the view.asc, MyModule is under  Inetpub/<dnnsite>/DesktopModules/DnnCorp/MyModules/ and I need to pick

owner folder = DnnCorp

module folder = MyModules

It does not allow me to tunnel down to DnnCorp/MyModules/HelloWorld for the view.ascx user control but rather it creates a new HellowWorld user control at directory level DnnCorp/MyModules


My question:  Why am I unable to use owner folder <MyModules> and module folder HelloWorld for the module create ?  Or what should I be using to get down to DesktopModules/DnnCorp/MyModules/HelloWorld/view.ascx?

I have read quite a bit about module development but I am simply at the the level of understanding folders, modules etc.. 

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9/24/2015 11:37 AM
I can withdraw this question.  I am placing my modules on a diretory under DesktopModules rather than under the DNNCorp/MyModules folder.   I determined this by using the create module gui option.  This question can be closed.
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