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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";

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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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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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