Trying to figure out why light switch isn't working?

I recently painted my room and while doing so replaced a cracked outlet. Before I replaced it one of the plugs on the outlet was controlled by a switch which I used for a light. After replacing the outlet there is power from it and everything but now the switch won't control anything! I rehooked the wires... show more I recently painted my room and while doing so replaced a cracked outlet. Before I replaced it one of the plugs on the outlet was controlled by a switch which I used for a light. After replacing the outlet there is power from it and everything but now the switch won't control anything! I rehooked the wires just as they were before but no dice. Do i need a special outlet fot the switch to control one of them?
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