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Currently I have the below page that processes the selections a user picks to add to their agenda.  Right now the page tells the user what companies were added and if any were duplicates.  Somehow I need the page to still do that processing, but rather than show them the results after the page processes I need to take them back to the previous page they were viewing so they can continue to add more companies.


<!--- This is the Action page --->
 
 
<cfif IsDefined('FORM.Login')>
	    <cfinvoke component="Components.AgendaPlanner"
				  method="getLogin"
				  argumentcollection="#FORM#">
		</cfinvoke>
</cfif>
 
<cfif IsDefined('URL.ExhibitorID')>
	<cfset Exhibitors = URL.ExhibitorID>
</cfif>
<cfif IsDefined('FORM.Customer_ID')>
	<cfset Exhibitors = FORM.Customer_ID>
</cfif>
 
<!--- <cfdump var="#variables#"> --->
<style type="text/css">
<!--
.style2 {color: #990000}
-->
</style>
 
 
<table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="700" border="0">
 
<tr align="left">
<td width="700" valign="top">  <table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="10">
    <tr>
      <td align="left" valign="top">
  <h1>Agenda Planner</h1>
  <br />
  <br />
  <!---<cfset COOKIE.AgendaUser = 1>--->
<cfif IsDefined('Exhibitors')>
  <!---<cfoutput>#URL.ExhibitorID#</cfoutput>--->
    <cfif Not IsDefined('COOKIE.AgendaUser')>
      <cfset SESSION.WaitingAgendaListing = Exhibitors>
      <cflocation addtoken="no" url="agenda-login.cfm">
      <cfelse>
	    <cfinvoke component="Components.AgendaPlanner"
				  method="getUser"
				  returnvariable="User">
		    	  <cfinvokeargument name="UserID" value="#COOKIE.AgendaUser#">
		</cfinvoke>
      <cfif User.RecordCount NEQ 0>
 
<!---		<cfinvoke component="Components.AgendaPlanner"
	   			  method="getSavedAgenda"
	   			  returnvariable="AgendaCheck">
				  <cfinvokeargument name="Sort" value="1">
				  <cfinvokeargument name="Exhibitors" value="#Exhibitors#">	
		 		  <cfinvokeargument name="UserID" value="#COOKIE.AgendaUser#">	 
		 </cfinvoke>
     <cfif AgendaCheck.RecordCount EQ 0>--->
     
     
		<cfinvoke component="Components.AgendaPlanner"
			 	  method="insertAgendaItem"
				  returnvariable="Exhib">
			  	  <cfinvokeargument name="Exhibitors" value="#Exhibitors#">		
				  <cfinvokeargument name="UserID" value="#User.UserID#">	
		</cfinvoke>
 
 
 
       <!--- <cfdump var="#Exhib#">--->
        <cfoutput>
        <cfif len(Exhib.Inserted) NEQ 0>
        <p> <b>The following companies have been added:</b></p>
        <dl>
        <cfloop list="#Exhib.Inserted#" index="i">
        		<cfinvoke component="Components.Exhibitors"
				  method="getExhibitor"
				  returnvariable="gotExhibitors">
				  <cfinvokeargument name="ExhibitorID" value="#i#">
		</cfinvoke>
        <dd>#gotExhibitors.CO_Name#</dd>
        </cfloop>
        </dl>
        </cfif>
        <cfif len(Exhib.Duped) NEQ 0>
        <p class="style2"> The following companies are already in your agenda:  </p>
        <dl>
        <cfloop list="#Exhib.Duped#" index="i">
        		<cfinvoke component="Components.Exhibitors"
				  method="getExhibitor"
				  returnvariable="gotExhibitors">
				  <cfinvokeargument name="ExhibitorID" value="#i#">
		</cfinvoke>
        <dd>#gotExhibitors.CO_Name#</dd>
        </cfloop>
        </dl>
        </cfif>
        </cfoutput>
        <br />
        <br />
        <p class="bodytext"><a href="my-agenda.cfm">View your current agenda.</a></p>
 
        <cfelse>
        User Not Found.<cfdump var="#COOKIE#">
        </cfif>
      </cfif>
<cfelse>
    
  
  <cfif IsDefined("COOKIE.APEmail")>
    <cfset email = COOKIE.APEmail>
  <cfelse>
    <cfset email = "">
  </cfif>
  <cfif IsDefined("COOKIE.APPassword")>
    <cfset password = COOKIE.APPassword>
  <cfelse>
    <cfset password = "">
  </cfif>
  <cfform action="agenda-planner.cfm" method="post">
  <table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" border="0" width="400" align="center">
  <tr>
  <td class="bodytext" align="right"><b>Email Address:</b>&nbsp;</td>
  <td class="bodytext"><cfinput type="text" 
							  name="Email" 
							  size="40" 
							  maxlength="200" 
							  value="#email#"
							  required="Yes"
							  message="Email Address is a required field."></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
  <td class="bodytext" align="right"><b>Password:</b>&nbsp;</td>
  <td class="bodytext"><cfinput type="password" 
							  name="Password" 
							  size="20" 
							  maxlength="50" 
							  value="#password#"
							  required="Yes"
							  message="Password is a required field."></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
  <td class="bodytext">&nbsp;</td>
  <td class="bodytext"><input type="Checkbox" name="SetCOOKIEs" value="1">&nbsp;Remember my E-mail address and Password</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
  <td class="bodytext">&nbsp;</td>
  <td class="bodytext"><input type="hidden" name="Login" value="1"><input type="submit" value="Submit" alt="Login"></td>
  </tr>
  </table>				
  </cfform>
</cfif>
        
        
        
   
        
        <p class="bodytext"></p></td>
    </tr>
  </table></td>
</tr>
</table>
<cf_2008FELFooter>

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Question by:Albee_J
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at the end of your processing code

<cflocation url="previouspage.cfm" addtoken="no">
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by:msfletch
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What Sid said is the easiest if you don't need to display the results in your previous page or if you save the results in some type of session variables. If you want to send results to the previous page, you can try submitting a hidden form back onLoad:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>
    <title>Processing Results</title>
</head>
<body onLoad="document.form.submit();">
<form name=form method=post action="previousPage.cfm">
    <input type=hidden name="value1" value="someValue">
    <input type=hidden name="value2" value="someValue">
    <input type=hidden name="value3" value="someValue">
</form>
</body>
</html>

... or adding name/value pairs to the URL Sid suggested:

<cflocation url="previouspage.cfm?value1=somevalue&value2=somevalue&value3=somevalue" addtoken="no">
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by:Albee_J
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I added  <cflocation url="#CGI.HTTP_REFERER#" addtoken="no">  but there is too much going on (checking to see if there is dupes etc)to add that to the current page, its not working correctly.  Either that or I am just not adding it in the right place.
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by:msfletch
ID: 21762738
You could also try:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>
    <title>Processing Results</title>
</head>
<cfoutput>
<body onLoad="window.location='#CGI.HTTP_REFERER#'">
</cfoutput>
</body>
</html>
<cfabort>
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by:msfletch
ID: 21762772
Or this:

<cfset getpagecontext().getResponse().sendRedirect('#CGI.HTTP_REFERER#')>

It's an alternative to cflocation it uses the underlying JVM
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by:Albee_J
ID: 21762926
msfletch:

When I try GetPageContext()  I get a Virtual Directory error.  
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