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Posted on 2011-09-16
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Dear EE experts,

I'm not sure for the title of my thread on how to ask it. But I would like to ask for tech support on how to add this Response.Write line in ASP...

Please see the attached screenshots & codes,
The first image is the screenshot of before user logins & inside of that page, the first code is included...

What I want to happen is to add a link (that is hidden if user hasn't login yet, and will show if the user login = true), on the right column beside the "REGISTERED USERS".

I tried to put & use the 2nd code on that space, but it gives me a 500 Internal Server error... and everytime I remove that code, it returns to it's normal state...

This hidden link will be shown when the user logs in & if the user clicks it, it'll redirect the user to the upload page, so I need to put the it's path location as well...

That would be all & hope to hear soon...
* First code:
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<%
   '// If user is logged in show name and logout link
   If Session("loggedin") = true Then
      Response.Write "Welcome: " & Session("name")
      Response.Write "<br /><a href=""../asia/login2/logout.asp"">Logout</a>"
   Else
      Response.Write "<a href=""ste-iphoto-login.asp"" title=""CLICK TO LOGIN"">REGISTERED USERS</a>"
   End If
%>
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2nd code:
<%
   If Session("loggedIn") = true Then
   Response.Write "<a href=""" & rsProducts("iDownload") & """>DOWNLOAD</a>"
   End If
%>

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Question by:Stiebel Eltron
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by:strickdd
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Where are you setting: rsProducts("iDownload")?
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by:Stiebel Eltron
ID: 36550791
It is connected to a db. But how if I will change that "rsProducts("iDownload")" by a link that will direct a user to the Upload Page, another page... That will only show the link "UPLOAD" if the user logs in...
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strickdd earned 2000 total points
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I would recommend finding what part of that code is causing the 500 error. Easiest way is to remove everything and slowly add it back in until the error occurs:

Step 1:
<%
   If Session("loggedIn") = true Then
   'nothing
   End If
%>

Step 2:
<%
   If Session("loggedIn") = true Then
   Response.Write "Test"
   End If
%>

Step 3:
<%
   If Session("loggedIn") = true Then
   Response.Write "<a href="""">DOWNLOAD</a>"
   End If
%>

Step 4:
<%
   If Session("loggedIn") = true Then
   Response.Write "<a href=""" & Session("loggedIn") & """>DOWNLOAD</a>"
   End If
%>

If any of these steps fail, we need to figure out why. If none of them fail, then the problem is using the rsProducts object.
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by:Stiebel Eltron
ID: 36558092
Everything works! Great!

I just add the link here:
<%
   If Session("loggedIn") = true Then
   Response.Write "<a href=""http://"">UPLOAD</a>"
   End If
%>

It's working so it means that I did correct :-)
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by:Stiebel Eltron
ID: 36558094
Excellent!
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