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Posted on 2003-11-04
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Im my table below I'd like to have the "id" field- objRS.Fields("id") be a link to the information that is stored in my database.

How do I get this hyperlink to show the what is stored in database for the particular row where "id" is the unique key for the row?

This is what I have right now.

<a href="content.asp?article=<%=objRS.Fields("id")%>"><%=objRS.Fields("subject")%></a></td>

Don't worry about the datasebase connection line since I have that set up as an include and is working.

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<%Language=VBScript%>

<%
Dim objRS
Set objRS = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
objRS.Open "Select id, News_date, subject, News_to, DATEADD(day, 15, News_date) AS recentdate FROM news WHERE DateDiff(day,News_date,GetDate())<=15 and News_date <= getdate() ORDER BY News_date desc",cn  
 
%>
 
 
<table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="2">
<tr>
<td valign="top"><table width="100%" border="0" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" class="bg01">
<tr>
<td colspan="4" valign="top" class="bg05"><strong><font size="2">October 2003</font>
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td width="7%" valign="top" class="bg02"><strong>Date</strong></td>
<td width="43%" valign="top" class="bg02"><strong>Subject</strong></td>
<td width="47%" valign="top" class="bg02"><strong>Audience</strong></td>
</tr>
<%Do until objRS.EOF
%>
<tr class="bg03">
<td valign="top"><%=objRS.Fields("News_date")%></td>
<td valign="top"><a href="content.asp?article=<%=objRS.Fields("id")%>"><%=objRS.Fields("subject")%></a></td>
<td valign="top"><%=objRS.Fields("News_to")%></td>
</tr>


<% objRS.MoveNext
%>
<%
Loop
objRS.Close
%>
</table></td>
</tr>
</table>
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In content.asp

<%
Set objRS = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
objRS.Open "Select * FROM news WHERE id="& request("article"),cn  
%>
Then just iterate through the fields
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