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Question about server.execute
graywolf




msg:941760
 6:04 pm on Feb 3, 2003 (gmt 0)

I am trying to do a server.execute to build into an existing string but am not having any success, and am wondering if this is even possible, here is my pseudo code:

str_text = str_text "<br>blah 1 "
if cond1 = true then
sever.execute ("file1.asp")
end if
str_text = str_text & "<br>blah 3"

file1.asp looks like this

str_text = str_text & "blah2"

I get the "blah 1" and "blah 3" but not the "blah 2". I tried issusing a response.write directly in file1.asp to make sure I am getting there and I am.

 

wardbekker




msg:941761
 6:21 pm on Feb 3, 2003 (gmt 0)

graywolf,

With server.execute the variables on the calling page are not in scope of the executed asp page.

If you keep the variable in the session object (Session("str_text")) than it should work,

Jack_Straw




msg:941762
 6:26 pm on Feb 3, 2003 (gmt 0)

You will not be able to do that. The server.execute is different than a simple include. The code in the execute call runs in a different space than the caller. You cannot easily pass information from the caller to the called code. In particular, variables are not shared. An option explicit statement at the top of the called code will help make this more apparent. The str_text variable in the called file does not refer to the same str_text variable in the calling file.

You can pass information between between the two files with cookies, session variables, or, possibly the database. Any other approach is problematic.

graywolf




msg:941763
 6:38 pm on Feb 3, 2003 (gmt 0)

I tried the session varaible it worked perfectly, Thanx.

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