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I need to dynamically add the address to the code below, I have tried server tags and could not get them to work. the error stated that the variable did not exist in the current context when I used the server side tag inline in my webpage.  See "myLocations=" in the code, this is where I would like to insert the variable from my querystring that I captured using simple strings and or stringbuilder.
<body onload="initialize()" onunload="GUnload()"> <div align="center" id="map_canvas" style="width: 250px; height: 80px"></div> <div align="center" style="width: 250px; height: 80px"><script src="http://www.gmodules.com/ig/ifr?url=http://hosting.gmodules.com/ig/gadgets/file/114281111391296844949/driving-directions.xml&amp;up_myLocations=1121%20Spring%20Lake%20Dr%2C%20Itasca%2C%20IL&amp;synd=open&amp;w=400&amp;h=80&amp;title=DDC+Driving+Directions&amp;border=%23ffffff%7C3px%2C1px+solid+%23999999&amp;output=js"></script></div></body>

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I used the following code and all seemed to work. I replaced the address after up_MyLocations= with
<%= Request.querystring("address") %>
Then calling the page with any valid address (correctly encoded with %20 for spaces and %2C for commas) places the destination address in the correct box.

I have removed your javascript functions "initialize" and "GUnload" for the purpose of testing.
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        <div align="center" id="map_canvas" style="width: 250px; height: 80px">
        </div>
        <div align="center" style="width: 250px; height: 80px">
 
            <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="http://www.gmodules.com/ig/ifr?url=http://hosting.gmodules.com/ig/gadgets/file/114281111391296844949/driving-directions.xml&amp;up_myLocations=<%= Request.querystring("address") %>&amp;synd=open&amp;w=400&amp;h=80&amp;title=DDC+Driving+Directions&amp;border=%23ffffff%7C3px%2C1px+solid+%23999999&amp;output=js"></script>
 
        </div>
    
    </form>
</body>

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by:bharris133
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Great thanks by the way the syntax for requesting the querystring needed to be corrected.
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