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How to include an asp file on directory up from where it is?

Posted on 2007-04-06
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I have included a file in additionaltoolsmain.asp but my include file path is incorrect.  I just haven't seen it.  Do you know what is wrong with the include line.  When I move the file to the root directory, and
take out the "..\" it works just fine.
root
toolbar.asp
/addtionaltools
/additionaltools/additionaltoolsmain.asp

<!--#include file="..\toolbar.asp"-->
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What about like
additionaltools\additionaltoolsmain.asp
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any chance you can use virtual include?

<!--#include virtual="/toolbar.asp"-->    <---this would be if toolbar.asp is in the websites root...
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Make sure the include isn't within ASP tags.  Also you should use a forward slash.

<!--#include file="../toolbar.asp"-->

Let me know if you have a question.

bol
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by:Ryan Chong
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If you're using IIS 6.0, you also need to check and ensure you enable include from parent directory, for more info, you can refer to this:

Enable Parent Paths Is Disabled by Default in IIS 6.0
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/332117

Enabling Parent Paths (IIS 6.0)
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/WindowsServer2003/Library/IIS/40993ff2-22c3-48a9-ba01-1056a9425a1e.mspx?mfr=true
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by:swansonplace
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That information did it.  Thank you.  
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I'm glad I could help.  Thanks for the fun question, the grade and the points.

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