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ASP - Get Current Month, Current Year number then navigate between months

Posted on 2004-09-14
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Hello,

I have a Web page called "month.asp".  I am wanting to list the current month and Year (i.e Septemeber, 2004).  Then I will want to write it.  Then, next to the month name will be two graphic arrows that will allow a user to navigate to the previous month or to the next month while staying on "month.asp".

This is not a calendar.  I am just looking to navigate through the months.

Can you please help with a code example?

Thank you in advance.
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by:peh803
ID: 12054890
Probably not the prettiest example available, but it works -- I know that for sure..
regards,
peh803
<%
Dim sDate
Dim sCurrMonth
Dim sForward
Dim sBack
Dim sBackMonthVal, sForwardMonthVal
sBack = ""
sForward = ""
sDisplayMonth = ""
if len(trim(request("forward")))>0 then
  sForward = request("forward")
end if

if len(trim(request("back")))>0 then
  sBack = request("back")
end if

sDate = date()
sCurrMonth = Month(date())

if len(request("currmonth"))>0 then
  sCurrMonth = request("currmonth")
end if

if sBack<>"" then
'  sDisplayMonth = sCurrMonth-1
end if

if sForward<>"" then
'  sDisplayMonth = sCurrMonth+1
end if

if sDisplayMonth="" then
  sDisplayMonth = sCurrMonth
end if

if sDisplayMonth<1 then
  sDisplayMonth=12
end if

if sDisplayMonth>12 then
  sDisplayMonth=1
end if

sBackMonthVal = sCurrMonth-1
sForwardMonthVal = sCurrMonth+1
if sBackMonthVal<1 then sBackMonthVal=12

if sForwardMonthVal>12 then sForwardMonthVal=1
%>
<a href="month.asp?back=1&currmonth=<%=sBackMonthVal%>"> <-- </a><%=MonthName(sDisplayMonth)%><a href="month.asp?forward=1&currmonth=<%=sForwardMonthVal%>"> --> </a>
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by:peh803
ID: 12054927
much cleaner version:

<%
Dim sDate
Dim sCurrMonth
Dim sBackMonthVal
Dim sForwardMonthVal

sDisplayMonth = ""
sDate         = date()
sCurrMonth    = Month(date())

if len(request("currmonth"))>0 then
  sCurrMonth = request("currmonth")
end if

if sDisplayMonth="" then
  sDisplayMonth = sCurrMonth
end if

if sDisplayMonth<1 then
  sDisplayMonth=12
end if

if sDisplayMonth>12 then
  sDisplayMonth=1
end if

sBackMonthVal = sCurrMonth-1
sForwardMonthVal = sCurrMonth+1
if sBackMonthVal<1 then sBackMonthVal=12
if sForwardMonthVal>12 then sForwardMonthVal=1

%>
<a href="month.asp?currmonth=<%=sBackMonthVal%>"> <-- </a><%=MonthName(sDisplayMonth)%><a href="month.asp?currmonth=<%=sForwardMonthVal%>"> --> </a>
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by:rudyflyer
ID: 12055260
peh803,

This is excellent.  One other thing if you don't mind.  Is it possible to also get the year?  So, when a user navigates from month to month a parameter is passed indicating the year.  Then, when to gets to January the year changes to the next year.


THanks a lot.
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by:peh803
ID: 12055594
hm, okay, I should be able to include that (although it wasn't part of the original specifications....).

Give me a minute.  

Also, I'd be glad to accept more points for the additional question (2 for 1) :)

Glad you're happy so far,
peh803
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by:rudyflyer
ID: 12055665
peh803,

Opps.  I meant to increase the points.  Sorry about that.  I doubled it to 250.
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peh803 earned 250 total points
ID: 12055703
Thanks for the points increase.  Here's your solution :)

Enjoy!!

peh803

<%
Dim sDate
Dim sCurrMonth
Dim sBackMonthVal
Dim sForwardMonthVal
Dim sCurrentYear
Dim sBackYear
Dim sForwardYear
sDisplayMonth = ""
sDate         = date()
sCurrMonth    = Month(date())
sCurrentYear  = Year(date())

if len(request("curryear"))>0 then
  sCurrentYear = request("curryear")
end if

sBackYear     = sCurrentYear
sForwardYear  = sCurrentYear

if len(request("currmonth"))>0 then
  sCurrMonth = request("currmonth")
end if

if sDisplayMonth="" then
  sDisplayMonth = sCurrMonth
end if

if sDisplayMonth<1 then
  sDisplayMonth=12
end if

if sDisplayMonth>12 then
  sDisplayMonth=1
end if

sBackMonthVal = sCurrMonth-1
sForwardMonthVal = sCurrMonth+1

if sBackMonthVal<1 then
  sBackMonthVal=12
  sBackYear = sCurrentYear - 1
end if

if sForwardMonthVal>12 then
  sForwardMonthVal=1
  sForwardYear = sCurrentYear + 1
end if

%>
<a href="month.asp?currmonth=<%=sBackMonthVal%>&curryear=<%=sBackYear%>"> <-- </a><%=MonthName(sDisplayMonth)%>, <%=sCurrentYear%><a href="month.asp?currmonth=<%=sForwardMonthVal%>&curryear=<%=sForwardYear%>"> --> </a>
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by:rudyflyer
ID: 12056024
peh803,

Thanks a lot for the speedy replys and the help.  Much appreciated.
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by:peh803
ID: 12056677
no problem at all...always glad to help.

Take care, and look me up for future ?'s!

peh803
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