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SQL SELECT statement on ASP page using prepopulated hidden form field value

Posted on 2009-06-29
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Hi all, I'm having a problem on an ASP page getting a SQL SELECT statement to work. Basically what I'm trying to accomplish is this...I have a hidden form field on this page that is prepopulated with the users name. I need the SQL SELECT statement to use the value of the hidden field in the WHERE UserName =. I used Javascript to get the username to populate without the DOMAIN\ in the front, but I'm not stuck on using Javascript, if there is another way I can do this I am more than willing but it is a must that I get just the username without the DOMAIN\. I've tried every suggestion I can find to do this but havent come up with a solution. Any help would be appreciated. I will post the code from the asp page. Thanks in advance.

PS - I'm using Dreamweaver CS3 if it make a difference.

Jon
<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT"%>

<!--#include file="Connections/TimeClock.asp" -->

<%

var PrevPunches__MMColParam = "1";

if (String(Request.Form("hiddenField")) != "undefined" && 

    String(Request.Form("hiddenField")) != "") { 

  PrevPunches__MMColParam = String(Request.Form("hiddenField"));

}

%>

<%

var PrevPunches_cmd = Server.CreateObject ("ADODB.Command");

PrevPunches_cmd.ActiveConnection = MM_TimeClock_STRING;

PrevPunches_cmd.CommandText = "SELECT UserName, PunchTime, LateComment FROM dbo.Punch WHERE UserName = hiddenField ORDER BY PunchTime DESC";

PrevPunches_cmd.Prepared = true;

PrevPunches_cmd.Parameters.Append(PrevPunches_cmd.CreateParameter("param1", 200, 1, 50, PrevPunches__MMColParam)); // adVarChar

 

var PrevPunches = PrevPunches_cmd.Execute();

var PrevPunches_numRows = 0;

%>

<%

var Repeat1__numRows = 20;

var Repeat1__index = 0;

PrevPunches_numRows += Repeat1__numRows;

%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><!-- InstanceBegin template="/Templates/Home.dwt" codeOutsideHTMLIsLocked="false" -->

<!-- DW6 -->

<head>

<!-- Copyright 2005 Macromedia, Inc. All rights reserved. -->

<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="doctitle" -->

<title>Company Portal</title>

<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />

<link rel="stylesheet" href="mm_training.css" type="text/css" />

<style type="text/css">

<!--

.style1 {font-size: 12px}

-->

</style>

<!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="head" -->

<style type="text/css">

<!--

.style2 {font-size: 14px}

-->

</style>

<!-- InstanceEndEditable -->

</head>

<body bgcolor="#64748B">

<table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">

	<tr bgcolor="#26354A">

	<td width="15" nowrap="nowrap"><img src="mm_spacer.gif" alt="" width="15" height="1" border="0" /></td>

	<td height="70" colspan="3" class="logo" nowrap="nowrap">Amiee Lynn, Inc. <span class="tagline">| Company Portal</span></td>

	<td width="40">&nbsp;</td>

	<td width="100%">&nbsp;</td>

	</tr>

 

	<tr bgcolor="#FF6600">

	<td colspan="6"><img src="mm_spacer.gif" alt="" width="1" height="4" border="0" /></td>

	</tr>

 

	<tr bgcolor="#D3DCE6">

	<td colspan="6"><img src="mm_spacer.gif" alt="" width="1" height="1" border="0" /></td>

	</tr>

 

	<tr bgcolor="#FFCC00">

	<td width="15" nowrap="nowrap">&nbsp;</td>

	<td width="705" colspan="3" height="24">

	<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" id="navigation">

        <tr>

          <td align="center" nowrap="nowrap" class="navText"><a href="TimeClock.asp">TIMECLOCK</a></td>          

          <td class="navText" align="center" nowrap="nowrap"><a href="TimeOff.asp">TIME OFF</a></td>

          <td class="navText" align="center" nowrap="nowrap"><a href="TC_Login.asp">ADMIN</a></td>

        </tr>

      </table>	</td>

	<td width="40">&nbsp;</td>

	<td width="100%">&nbsp;</td>

	</tr>

 

	<tr bgcolor="#D3DCE6">

	<td colspan="6"><img src="mm_spacer.gif" alt="" width="1" height="1" border="0" /></td>

	</tr>

 

	<tr bgcolor="#FF6600">

	<td colspan="6"><img src="mm_spacer.gif" alt="" width="1" height="4" border="0" /></td>

	</tr>

 

	<tr bgcolor="#D3DCE6">

	<td width="230" colspan="2" valign="top" bgcolor="#26354A"><div align="center"><img src="Images/FrontDoor.JPG" alt="Amiee Lynn Photo" width="339" height="288" border="0" /><br />

	  <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="230">

	    <tr>

	      <td width="230" class="sidebarText" id="padding"><a href="javascript:;">Next Event &gt;</a><br />

	        Market week 6-?-2008<br />

	        

	        &nbsp;<br />		</td>

	      </tr>

	        </table>

	  </div></td>

	<td width="50" valign="top"><div align="center"><img src="mm_spacer.gif" alt="" width="50" height="1" border="0" /></div></td>

	<td width="440" valign="top"><div align="center"><br />

	    <!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="EditRegion3" -->

	    <p class="style2 style2">You punched the clock as</p>

        <span class="style2">

        <script type="text/javascript">

var user;

user = "<%=Request.ServerVariables("AUTH_USER")%>".substr(9);

        </script>

        </span>

        <p class="style2">

<script type="text/javascript">document.write(user);</script>

 

<script type="text/javascript">

document.writeln('<input type="hidden" name="hiddenField" value="'+ user +'">');

</script>

	    <p class="style2 style2">&nbsp;</p>

	    

        <table border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1">

          <tr>

            <td>UserName</td>

            <td>PunchTime</td>

            <td>LateComment</td>

          </tr>

          <% while ((Repeat1__numRows-- != 0) && (!PrevPunches.EOF)) { %>

            <tr>

              <td><%=(PrevPunches.Fields.Item("UserName").Value)%></td>

              <td><%=(PrevPunches.Fields.Item("PunchTime").Value)%></td>

              <td><%=(PrevPunches.Fields.Item("LateComment").Value)%></td>

            </tr>

            <%

  Repeat1__index++;

  PrevPunches.MoveNext();

}

%>

        </table>

        <p class="style2 style2">&nbsp;</p>

	    <p class="style2 style2">&nbsp;</p>

	    <!-- InstanceEndEditable --><br />

	    <br />

	&nbsp;<br />	

	</div></td>

	<td width="40">&nbsp;</td>

	<td width="100%">&nbsp;</td>

	</tr>

 

	<tr bgcolor="#D3DCE6">

	<td colspan="6"><img src="mm_spacer.gif" alt="" width="1" height="1" border="0" /></td>

	</tr>

 

	<tr>

	<td width="15">&nbsp;</td>

	<td width="215">&nbsp;</td>

	<td width="50">&nbsp;</td>

	<td width="440">&nbsp;</td>

	<td width="40">&nbsp;</td>

	<td width="100%">&nbsp;</td>

	</tr>

</table>

</body>

<!-- InstanceEnd --></html>

<%

PrevPunches.Close();

%>

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Question by:Jon DeVito
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by:boowhup
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Looking at your code , this is what I would do

Replace the following line

PrevPunches_cmd.CommandText = "SELECT UserName, PunchTime, LateComment FROM dbo.Punch WHERE UserName = hiddenField ORDER BY PunchTime DESC";

with

PrevPunches_cmd.CommandText = "SELECT UserName, PunchTime, LateComment FROM dbo.Punch WHERE UserName = REPLACE(hiddenfield 'DOMAIN\','') ORDER BY PunchTime DESC";

========================================================
But that original line looks wrong to me in the 1st place -  the hiddenfield part doesn't look like it's referencing the asp/javascript variable. I would have said the original line should be something like ...

1) PrevPunches_cmd.CommandText = "SELECT UserName, PunchTime, LateComment FROM dbo.Punch WHERE UserName = '" & String(Request.Form("hiddenField")) & "' ORDER BY PunchTime DESC";

or maybe

2) PrevPunches_cmd.CommandText = "SELECT UserName, PunchTime, LateComment FROM dbo.Punch WHERE UserName = '" & PrevPunches__MMColParam & "' ORDER BY PunchTime DESC";

And from there you could make it Replace(String(Request.Form("hiddenField")),"DOMAIN\","") or Replace(String(Request.Form("hiddenField")),"DOMAIN\","") etc.  Or even use a split command.

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Jon DeVito earned 0 total points
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I was going about this totally the wrong way. I needed to use GET instead of POST to be able to use the variable. Thanks for trying to help though. Much appreciated.

Jon
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