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Hi,

I have a page with 4 recordsets, each one returns one digit 0 - 9, so results could be:

recordset # 1 : 4
recordset # 2 : 5
recordset # 3: 9
recordset # 4: 4

I am setting a session variable to be equal to concatenating those numbers, something like: 4594

The code i have right now actually adds and gives me : 22 as result, how can i teak it to give me the 4594 result ?

<%
Session("codeid") =(SecurityCode1.Fields.Item("codenum").Value)+(Securitycode2.Fields.Item("codenum").Value)+(Secritycode3.Fields.Item("codenum").Value)+(Securitycode4.Fields.Item("codenum").Value);
%>

Thanks.
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Question by:Aleks
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by:neeraj523
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Here you go

<%
Session("codeid") = SecurityCode1.Fields.Item("codenum").Value & Securitycode2.Fields.Item("codenum").Value & Secritycode3.Fields.Item("codenum").Value & Securitycode4.Fields.Item("codenum").Value
%>
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by:dosth
ID: 21854824
<%
Session("codeid") =CStr(SecurityCode1.Fields.Item("codenum").Value)+CStr(Securitycode2.Fields.Item("codenum").Value)+CStr(Secritycode3.Fields.Item("codenum").Value)+CStr(Securitycode4.Fields.Item("codenum").Value);
%>
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by:neeraj523
ID: 21854832
or simplify it more

<%
Session("codeid") = SecurityCode1("codenum") & Securitycode2("codenum") & Secritycode3("codenum") & Securitycode4("codenum")
%>
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by:Aleks
ID: 21854877
First and third solution adds to '0', second one gives me an error message.
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by:Aleks
ID: 21854902
BTW 'codenum' is an INT datatype, in case that has anything to do with this.
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by:neeraj523
ID: 21854913
what you mean to "adds to '0'"

can you tell me the output of this ??
<%
Response.Write (SecurityCode1("codenum") & Securitycode2("codenum") & Secritycode3("codenum") & Securitycode4("codenum"))

Session("codeid") = SecurityCode1("codenum") & Securitycode2("codenum") & Secritycode3("codenum") & Securitycode4("codenum")
%>

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by:dosth
ID: 21854921
can you tell me the error message

when you add it add as no, so we just need to convert to CStr()

it might be your semi colon or some thing
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by:dosth
ID: 21854931
<%
Dim SCode
SCode = CStr(SecurityCode1("codenum")) + CStr(SecurityCode2("codenum")) + CStr(SecurityCode3("codenum")) + CStr(SecurityCode4("codenum"))
Session("codeid") =SCode
%>

Yes, it is your semicolon at the end, we just copied that. please try replacing with this
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by:Aleks
ID: 21854980
neeraj523: out put for both is '0'

dosth: the code gives me this error:

Error Type:
Microsoft JScript compilation (0x800A03EC)
Expected ';'
/BlueDot/questionnaire/questionnairemainunsolicited.asp, line 654, column 4
Dim SCode
---^

Remember I am using ASP/Javascript
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by:dosth
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then you need to use

<%
var SCode;
SCode = CStr(SecurityCode1("codenum")) + CStr(SecurityCode2("codenum")) + CStr(SecurityCode3("codenum")) + CStr(SecurityCode4("codenum"));
Session("codeid") =SCode;
%>
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by:dosth
ID: 21855115
ohhhhhhhh
there is not CStr in JScript " :)

let me find the alternate
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<%
var c1,c2,c3,c4;

c1 = SecurityCode1("codenum")+'';
c2 = SecurityCode2("codenum")+'';
c3 = SecurityCode3("codenum")+'';
c4 = SecurityCode4("codenum")+'';

Session("codeid") = c1 + c2 + c3 + c4;

%>

or

<%
var c1,c2,c3,c4;

c1 = SecurityCode1("codenum");
c2 = SecurityCode2("codenum");
c3 = SecurityCode3("codenum");
c4 = SecurityCode4("codenum");

Session("codeid") = c1.toString() + c2.toString() + c3.toString() + c4.toString();

%>


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by:Aleks
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Thanks !
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by:neeraj523
ID: 21855333
hmm so u r using javascript in asp page..

try this..

<%
Session("codeid") =(SecurityCode1.Fields.Item("codenum").Value) + "" + (Securitycode2.Fields.Item("codenum").Value) + "" + (Secritycode3.Fields.Item("codenum").Value) + "" + (Securitycode4.Fields.Item("codenum").Value);
%>
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by:dosth
ID: 21855661
thanks for the points
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