Solved

How to display an popup error message from the global.asax file

Posted on 2006-06-29
5
2,158 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hello all,

I'm handling unexpected exceptions in the Global.asax's Application_Error event.  The current code in the Application_Error event gathers the exception info and notifies the dev staff, then redirects the user to an friendly error page with a link to the application's home page. The issue I'm having is that there is a process which opens a page in a new window where additional processing occurs.  If an exception occurs in the new window, the home page redirection, of course, takes place from that point. What I would like to do is open the error page in a separate window via jscript, but this doesn't seem possible from global asax.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.
0
Comment
Question by:LloydMc
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:zaghaghi
ID: 17010664
use alert java script function
0
 

Author Comment

by:LloydMc
ID: 17010885
Zaghaghi,

How would I do this? I can't inject any script from global.asax since I don't have access to the response object.
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:zaghaghi
ID: 17010991
when you cath the errors in global.asax you can redirect to a page that shows error(s)

why do you need to display an popup error?
0
 

Author Comment

by:LloydMc
ID: 17011100
Zaghaghi,

As I explained above, there is a process that executes in a page that was opened in a separate window, so if an exception occurs in that window, any navigation will occur in that window's space, leaving the previous window open in the background. Also, I don't want to navigate away from the current page.
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
vinodhsomasekharan earned 250 total points
ID: 17016552

Hai.
In Application_Error() event of global.asax page
if your objective is to redirect to another aspx page then u can
  use response.redirect or server.transfer
eg.. Server.Transfer("../DataGrid/DataGridSample1.aspx", True)

if u want to use a javascript function to redirect to another aspx page then u can try this

        HttpContext.Current.Response.Write("<html><script language='javascript'>alert('error comes here');window.location.href='../DataGrid/DataGridSample1.aspx';</script></html>")
        Server.ClearError()
Note: just save u r error message in a session varible or pass it as an argument to the new page before giving server.clearerror() else u might loose the error details...
eg: HttpContext.Current.Session("hh") = Server.GetLastError.GetBaseException.Message

Hope it helps u,

Regards
Vinodh


       
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I recently went through the process of creating a Calendar Control of events with the basis of using a database to keep track of the dates that are selectable, one requirement was to have the selected date pop-up in a simple lightbox.  At first this…
In an ASP.NET application, I faced some technical problems. In this article, I list them out and show the solutions that I found.  I hope it will be useful. Problem: After closing a pop-up window, the parent page should be refreshed automaticall…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28997919/Pagination-in-Adobe-Acrobat.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to add page numbers to a PDF file using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. This short video Micro Tutorial sh…
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question