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Old June 11th, 2008, 03:34 PM
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Default Query in a browser/address bar i.e. default.aspx?i


I have a database with a picture id and URL's to pictures e.g.

l_pictureID l_picture1 l_picture2

001 england.jpg spain.jpg
002 kenya.jpg zambia.jpg


 As well as that I have a page e.g. default.aspx that has Image1 and Image2 that can be change according to image1.imageURL = .... etc

Is there a way I can run a query from the address bar to say e.g. localhost/default.aspx?l_pictureID=001 and it will change the URL of image1 and image2 on the page ???

http://forums.asp.net/AddPost.aspx?ForumID=27 - this is an example of how it is used on this website.

As you can tell im a bit of a newbie and I dont even know what the method/actual correct term for such an operation is.

 Any help will be greatly appreciated

Thanks

 
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I believe you are asking about the "query string" of the URL.

In this example:

   localhost/default.aspx?l_pictureID=001

the query string is this part of it:

   l_pictureID=001

Using that, you can get the value like this:
Code:
   Request.QueryString["l_pictureID"];  //C#
or
   Request.QueryString("l_pictureID")   'VB.NET
Then you can do as you need with the database query to actually get the picture and assign the values to the images.

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