saving Javascript variable to coldfusion

Posted on 2012-03-29
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
Here is my code.
What I am wanting to do is save the javascript variable to a coldfusion variable.
say using <cfset javaid = ?>  Any help is appreciated.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<script type="text/javascript">

function getParent(){




<script type="text/JavaScript">


<br />

IP Address: <cfoutput>#CGI.REMOTE_ADDR#</cfoutput><br />
Path:<cfoutput>#CGI.SERVER_NAME##CGI.SCRIPT_NAME#</cfoutput><br />
Query:<cfoutput>#CGI.QUERY_STRING#</cfoutput><br />

Question by:rbm1tch3ll
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saving Javascript variable to coldfusion

I think you're confused about client vs server side code.  You can't execute CF code from javascript. Javascript runs on the client (browser) and CF runs on the server. Neither one knows anything about the other.  To communicate with the CF server from javascript you need to submit another http request, such as using ajax, submitting a <form>, etc...

What's your ultimate goal in english, not code?

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try using cfwddx.
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> save the javascript variable to a coldfusion variable

The answer is ID: 37783271 -  you can't.

Client side code executes after server side code is finished. To run more server side code you must submit a new request.

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