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Populating querystring in asp:textbox on ascx page

Posted on 2009-03-30
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Hi,

I'm trying to prepolate my text box with a querystring and not sure how to do it.

in the example below I'd like the input box to display 'lorem'

Code:
<asp:TextBox ID="txtName" runat="server" />

querystring is:  xxx.aspx?game=lorem

I've tried this but it didn't work.
<asp:TextBox ID="txtName" runat="server"><%= request.querystring("game") %></asp:TextBox>

thanks and let me know if any questions.
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by:Anurag Agarwal
ID: 24018063
try with case
Request.QueryString("game")
Anurag
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by:mrduckers
ID: 24022822
I get this error
Error creating control (/usercontrols/GamesForm.ascx).
Maybe file doesn't exists or the usercontrol has a cache directive, which is not allowed! See the tracestack for more information!

I'm using umbraco cms.
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mrduckers earned 0 total points
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I've solved this using
Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
        txtGameRequested.text = Request("game")
End Sub
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