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Multiple select in drop down box in classic ASP

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Last Modified: 2013-11-05
I have a drop down list in classic ASP, I would like to set it to allow multiple selection, and for each selection, enter a record into the sql database, I know how to do it in ASP.net, but now classic ASP. Please help. Thanks

<select size="1" name="dropEmpl" size="20" tabindex="1" style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: 8pt; color: #000080"></p>
           <%
            Do while not rstEMPL.EOF
            If rstEMPL("Last_First_M_Name") = Request.Form("dropEmpl") then
            %>
        <option value ="<%=rstEMPL("Last_First_M_Name")%>" selected><%=rstEMPL("Last_First_M_Name")%></option>
        <%
        Else
        %>
        <option value ="<%=rstEMPL("Last_First_M_Name")%>"><%=rstEMPL("Last_First_M_Name")%></option>
        <%
        End If
        rstEMPL.MoveNext
        Loop
        %>
  </select>
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just add the word multiple to the tag:

<select size="1" name="dropEmpl" size="20" tabindex="1" style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: 8pt; color: #000080" multiple>

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Big MontyWeb Ninja at large
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just to elaborate, doing a

val = Request.Form("dropEmpl")

would set val to a comma delimited string of the values selected. Depending on what you wanted to update, this would be the raw data you would post back to the server.

B.D.

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