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Dynamic href thickbox

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Hi Guys

I am using thickbox on ASP.NET 2.0 website

I am having problems dynamically changing href url after the page loads, I am using asp.net 2.0 page and currently using sqlquery to retrieve href url using Eval method.

When the page is loaded href is filled with url from databse which works fine, what i am trying to do is then manipulate href based on some conditions on the page.

What would be the best way to change href when the page is loaded? i am thinking about running code from vb page and the passing values to href. I can write vb function that will give me desired url but i am not sure how to pass the results to thickbox and change href value so when usr clicks on it it opens desired image


Any help will be greatly appreciated

Thank you
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you can create your hyperlink as  a label of type html.
then pass any value you want to this label
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Codebot:
you can create your hyperlink as  a label of type html.
then pass any value you want to this label

The problem being is that i need to work with a thickbox because of the website that i am working on, i need to have a pop-up window with an image, and thickbox fits well in that area.

Thanks anyway for sugestion
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Then you can use jquery to search and replace your hyperlink

$("a#changeme").attr('href','http://maps.google.com/');

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/179713/how-to-change-the-href-for-a-hyperlink-using-jquery
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Thanks for reply

That looks like something that could help, is there any elegent way of passing value from vb page to jquery script? (value=url) based on $("a#changeme").attr('href','http://maps.google.com/'); example
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yes you can use this javascript function to get value from url
var urlval = getQueryVariable('urlval ');
$("a#changeme").attr('href',urlval );

function getQueryVariable(variable) 
{ 
var query = window.location.search.substring(1); 
var vars = query.split("&"); 
for (var i=0;i<vars.length;i++) { 
var pair = vars[i].split("="); 
if (pair[0] == variable) { 
return pair[1]; 
} 
} 
} 

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hi Codebot I am not entirely sure stil how i would pass the variable from vb code to javascript. Any tips?
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I had a litle play with $("a#changeme").attr('href','http://maps.google.com/'); example,

It does change the href of a thickbox,  however because i have multiple thickboxes (<a class=thickbox) on a page it changed the href for all of them. Is there a way of using javascript function to search through the thickboxes for a specific words for example "Pictures/Photo1" and then replace it with a different value ie "Pictures/Photo1.new") but only in a thickbox that contains Photo1 not Photo2,3 etc

Thanks
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Yes you can use replace function

http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/jsref_replace.asp
or
$(this).attr('href').replace('all','something');
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