Adham Adham - 26 days ago 12
ASP.NET (C#) Question

'Session' does not exist in the current context

I have the following code, that uses session but i have an error in the line :

if (Session["ShoppingCart"] == null)


the error is
cS0103: The name 'Session' does not exist in the current context
what is the problem ?

using System;
using System.Data;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Security;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;
using System.Xml.Linq;

using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Web.SessionState;
/// <summary>
/// Summary description for ShoppingCart
/// </summary>
public class ShoppingCart
{
List<CartItem> list;
public ShoppingCart()
{
if (Session["ShoppingCart"] == null)
list = new List<CartItem>();
else
list = (List<CartItem>)Session["ShoppingCart"];
}
}

Answer

The issue is that your class does not inherit from Page.
Change public class ShoppingCart

to public class ShoppingCart : Page

and it will work

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