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I have a form that has a button that on click makes an ajax call to a webservice that returns an entityobject.  How can i pass a value from the returned object to a session variable?  I am using jquery.ajax().
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by:leakim971
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>How can i pass a value from the returned object to a session variable?

A new ajax call ? Or if possible, set it in the web service
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by:ikeyser
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Can you provide an example?
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by:ikeyser
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Thank you for the link but it doesn't provide an example of how I can pass data I get back from the ajax call.
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by:sam2912
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You will have to make a second AJAX call to a server-side page to set the session variable.
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by:ikeyser
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Example please
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Example :


$(document).ready(function () {
        $.ajax({
            type: "POST",
            url: "WebService.asmx/HelloWorld",
            dataType: "html",
            data: "name=value",
            contentType: "html",
            success: function (data) {
                // do something with data here
                setSessionVar("HelloKey", "WorldValue");
            },
            error: function (data) {
                alert("error : " + data);
            }
        })
    });

    function setSessionVar(key, value) {
        $.ajax({
            type: "POST",
            url: "WebService.asmx/setSV",
            dataType: "html",
            data: encodeURIComponent(key) + "=" + encodeURIComponent(value),
            contentType: "html",
            success: function (data) {
                alert(data);
            },
            error: function (data) {
                alert("error : " + data);
            }
        })
    }

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by:leakim971
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Thanks for the points!
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