moving through an array of session variables...
Posted on 2000-03-13
I haven't actually put fingers to keyboard to code any CF yet, I'm still just thinking about what I'd like to do. What I'd like to know is this:
say I've got 26 names, one each A-Z, and I've got a template to pull information about each person from a db and output some html to the browser. At the bottom of the template is a 'next' and 'last' button. I guess in CF-speak that when these are clicked you are effectively reloading the page and replacing one session variable (ie the name of the record currently being pulled) with a new one (next or last, as the case may be). But how does the page know what the 'next' or 'last' session variable is? Are they held in some kind of array, and for 'next' the next record of the array is read and for 'last' the previous array entry? Or is it just the next record (ie, row) in the table that is being read from?
Like I say I'm just thinking out loud (it's a slow day in the office and I've got some points to burn...). By all means tell me to RTFM, but then you don't get the points...;-)