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if session("pkContactID")<>request("pkContactID") or session("userlevel")<>"4" then
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else

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We have a problem with the conditional statement above, it is not going into the else part of the statement.
I have checked the values for the session("pkContactID") and request("pkContactID") and they are the same but yet it sill does not go into the else.
When I dont have the or clause and just check session("userlevel") it goes into the else but as soon as I include the additional or condition it fails.
Am I missing some logic or is ASP being quirky?

If anyone can help that would be awesome.

Thanks.
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Question by:Sevron
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by:gladxml
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try this might help

if (Trim(session("pkContactID"))<>Trim((request("pkContactID")) or session("userlevel")<>"4") then
%>
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<%
else

end if
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by:selvol
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<%If Session("pkContactID") ..........................................then %>
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<%Else%>
 WHAT ELSE
<%End If%>

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by:Sevron
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Hi thanks for the reply.
We tried that also however it did not help.
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by:gladxml
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it might be you are trying to compare string and numbers

try this

Cstr(session("pkContactID"))<>Cstr((request("pkContactID"))
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you can try the code below

<%
if Cstr(session("pkContactID"))<>Cstr((request("pkContactID"))  or  Cstr(session("userlevel"))<>"4")  then
%>
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<%
else

end if
%>

HTH
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by:Sevron
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Thanks, I managed to fix it with the following code.
By Using Trim and Cstr and also changing the or to an and.

if session("userlevel")<>"4" and Trim(CStr(session("pkContactID")))<>Trim(CStr(request("pkContactID"))) then
%>
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<%
else

end if

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