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I have two session variables and I want to display region A if the value of both is the same
And if the value of both is differnent then display region B

Somehow I am getting an error, I checked the value for both and both sessions have value =  31809

I get an error on the first line of the code below:

<% If Session("QnrUserId") = Session("Qnrmainuserid") Then %>
REGIONA
<% End If ' %>
<% If Session("QnrUserId") <> Session("Qnrmainuserid") Then %>
REGION B
<% End If ' %>

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I am not sure what the problem is with the syntax if any. I get the following error:

Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a000d'

Type mismatch

/bluedot/questionnaire/qnr_08.asp, line 190 

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line 190 is the first line on the code above.
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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which of those lines is line 190?

anyhow, what about using "else" in this context?

<% If Session("QnrUserId") = Session("Qnrmainuserid") Then %>
REGIONA
<% Else  %>
REGION B
<% End If %>

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I also notice some trailing quotes (after end if) in the posted code, that might also be the issue
what are the values of those session values?
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by:amucinobluedot
ID: 41748794
As I mentioned, the first line is line 190

This is line 190:  <% If Session("QnrUserId") = Session("Qnrmainuserid") Then %>

I am not sure why even with the else I get the error:

Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a000d'

Type mismatch

/bluedot/questionnaire/qnr_08.asp, line 190

Both sessions exist and both have the same numeric value

If I display the value on the page I get this:

qnruserid = 31809
qnrmainuserid = 31809
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 2000 total points
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please output the typename(Session("QnrUserId") ) and typename(Session("Qnrmainuserid") ) for debugging. at some point, it must be different data types, or another line of code, otherwise the message would not make any sense...
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by:amucinobluedot
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I understand and if you read above that is what I did, both have the same value  =  31809
Is it possible the problem is actually on a different line ?
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by:amucinobluedot
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I will use a work around. for some reason if I log out then log in the page works fine, but not if I create the user and go to that page directly.
Thanks for the 'else' tho  :)
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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then it was likely null values / nothing objects ...
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