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Page refresh when new record is inserted into the database

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My classic ASP page displays the records from a SQL Server database table. I wonder if it's possible for the page to auto-refresh every time when users insert a new record.
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Paul MacDonald earned 500 total points
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How would the page know a new record was inserted?

You could have the page auto-refresh...
     <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="30">
...where "content" is the time in seconds to refresh the page.
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by:romsom
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So I guess auto-refresh is the only solution, whether a record is inserted or not...
There's no way for the page to know if a new record was submitted?
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by:Dave Baldwin
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No, the page in your browser is static HTML once you get it.  Unless you add javascript / AJAX that checks with the server or use the meta refresh, nothing will change on the screen.
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by:Paul MacDonald
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No, because the client (browser) is disconnected from the (web) server.
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Thank you very much.
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I'm sorry DaveBaldwin; I noticed your comment only after I awarded all the points
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No problem.
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