<BR><BR>That is my original post.<BR><BR>I have this in my web user control<BR><BR>public System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label lblMessage;<BR><BR>In my code behind for me aspx page, I am trying to set that lblMessage.Text = "Test"; when I click a button.<BR><BR>So, I have this..<BR><BR> private void bSubmit_ServerClick(object sender, System.EventArgs e)<BR> {<BR> CtlUserDetails ctl = new CtlUserDetails();<BR> // TODO Add New User Business Call<BR> ctl.lblMessage.Text = "Test";<BR> }<BR><BR>But when I click the button I get<BR><BR>Object reference not set to an instance of an object.<BR><BR>Line 52: CtlUserDetails ctl = new CtlUserDetails(); <BR>Line 53: // TODO Add New User Business Call<BR>Line 54: ctl.lblMessage.Text = "Test";//error here...<BR><BR>Thanks for helping out. I am just getting started obviouslt. Thanks!!<BR>