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How do I call a function (Razor) from a button click event.

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I have an InvoiceEdit.cshtml page. i have written a @function {public List<int> AddInvoiceFeeItem (List<int> feeList) { } in InvoiceEdit.cshtml. I can call the function inline in the page ( @AddInvoiceFeeItem(); ) and it works just fine.

How do i call this same function from a user initiated event like a button.click or link click ?
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Question by:Courts-Tech
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by:Courts-Tech
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I am fairly new to MVC, Razor.
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by:ToddBeaulieu
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Well MVC is all about actions, so you simply create a link to the controller/action and expose the functionality through an action.

@Html.ActionLink(@Person.Name, "EditPerson", new { id = @Person.Id }
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by:Courts-Tech
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I'm still not clear on this.  My @function, named AddInvoiceFee, (residing inside the .cshtml file) returns a List<int> and it accepts a List<int> as a parameter.  I am not sure how the ActionLink can call the AddInvoiceFee function (that is not part of a controller/action) and further more, how does it retrieve the return value of the function.

Like I said on my first comment, I'm fairly new to MVC and Razor.
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ToddBeaulieu earned 250 total points
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Sorry. Chaotic at the moment. So, .net code is server side. It is not included in the final html.do a "view source" on the page and you will see. So you'd want to use javascript on the client side or expose that.net functionality via a new action.
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by:Courts-Tech
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I apologize for the late response... had to set aside the project I was working on.  The solution did not really addressed my question in a way that I could understand.  I did mention that I am new to MVC/Razor and I was looking for more of a code example as an answer.
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