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Hi all,

I am migrating an application from classic Asp to Asp.net. The application reads the information from a file and renders it *Dynamically* to the browser. I am not able to render the
<input name=""Name1"" type=text value='<%=Somefunction(a,b)%>'>

Though I write the Somefunction in code behind it does not get called. I am writing like this..

        Dim s As String = Server.HtmlDecode("<input name=""Name1"" type=text value='<%=Somefunction(a,b)%>'>")
        Response.Output.Write(s)


Am I missing something. Or what is the best approach to achieve this.
Any help is appreciated. Thankyou.

P.S:
When I write it statically like below, the function is getting called.
<input name="Name" type=text value="'<%=Somefunction("a","b")%>'">
 
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You should convert all your hard coded form control HTML into appropriate server controls. So for your example you should use this:

<asp:textbox id="Name" />

Then in the appropriate place in code behind, put this:

Name.Text = Somefunction("a", "b")

It sounds like you might want to take a look at a introductory ASP.NET book.

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