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I have a web application that uses both ASP and ASPX.
I have a asp page called confirm.asp that receives the ad_id from another asp page.

the code in confirm.asp is as follows without a form:
<a href="credit.aspx?ad_id=<%=(request.querystring ("ad_id")%>"> click here </a>

When the user click on the link he is directed to the aspx page that receives the ad_id to proceed with the credit transaction.
The problem is that I don't want to enable the user to get to the aspx page without first been at confirm.asp.
How can i know from where my user is entering my aspx page? I don't want to use sessions.

Another question: is it possible to add a picture to a submit button or make a picture function as a submit button instead of the actual button?
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You can check Request.ServerVariables("HTTP_REFERER") for the referrer of the page. Take note of the mispelling, what I have there is correct. You can look in this value for the pagename you are expecting to see.

In ASP.Net, you use an ImageButton for a image button.

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