Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Client Side Set QueryString from Hidden Field

Posted on 2011-03-01
6
Medium Priority
?
1,210 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Hi EE,

I have an href control in my aspx code.  I want to redirect with a querystring to another page.
The querystring needs to be developed from an hidden field on the form.
How do I do this?

Thanks
<a href='<%# "Portfolio.aspx?StylistID="+StylistID.Value %>' />

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:Sheritlw
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 36

Expert Comment

by:Miguel Oz
ID: 35011891
what about making onclick event instead of href:
<a onclick=showNewLink(); />

function showNewLink()
{
  window.open('Portfolio.aspx?StylistID='+StylistID.Value , '_blank', 'height=200,width=400,status=yes,resizable=yes');
}

For more info on window open, check:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms536651(v=vs.85).aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:Sheritlw
ID: 35011931

I would rather use client side.
I've already tried response.redirect on the server also, but it didn't work.

Thanks


Response.Redirect("Portfolio.aspx?StylistID=" & Me.StylistID.Value & "")

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 36

Expert Comment

by:Miguel Oz
ID: 35013893
My solution is client side (javascript) and it is opening a new window.
If you need to open the link in the same window, the javascript method should be:
function showNewLink()
{
  window.location = "Portfolio.aspx?StylistID="+StylistID.Value;
}

Note: In your server code, have you checked that the StylistID.Value is assigned in the client code only?
For more info in hidden value usage, check:
http://www.daniweb.com/forums/thread26184.html

0
 

Author Comment

by:Sheritlw
ID: 35014009
I've checked that there is a value in hidden field.
I'm not sure what you mean by window.location??
I just want to open another page.  In the page load of the page I want to open, I request the query string.
When I walk through the code, Response.Redirect("Portfolio.aspx?StylistID=" & Me.StylistID.Value & "")
I get the error Operator '==' incompatible with operand types 'Int32' and 'Object' before the page load fires on the page I want to open.

Thanks
0
 
LVL 36

Accepted Solution

by:
Miguel Oz earned 2000 total points
ID: 35048240
For comment 1:
The code posted is javascript code: (You have to add that to your web site, see http://www.daniweb.com/forums/thread26184.html)

function showNewLink()
{
  window.location.href = "Portfolio.aspx?StylistID="+StylistID.Value;
}

For   window.location.href explanation, check:
http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/prop_loc_href.asp

For comment 2:
Response.Redirect("Portfolio.aspx?StylistID=" & Me.StylistID.Value)
also put a breakpoint and tell me what Me.StylistID.Value has been set.


0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In an ASP.NET application, I faced some technical problems. In this article, I list them out and show the solutions that I found.  I hope it will be useful. Problem: After closing a pop-up window, the parent page should be refreshed automaticall…
Today is the age of broadband.  More and more people are going this route determined to experience the web and it’s multitude of services as quickly and painlessly as possible. Coupled with the move to broadband, people are experiencing the web via …
Want to learn how to record your desktop screen without having to use an outside camera. Click on this video and learn how to use the cool google extension called "Screencastify"! Step 1: Open a new google tab Step 2: Go to the left hand upper corn…
In response to a need for security and privacy, and to continue fostering an environment members can turn to for support, solutions, and education, Experts Exchange has created anonymous question capabilities. This new feature is available to our Pr…

722 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question