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Old February 17th, 2005, 01:38 PM
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Default Breadcrumb Navigation with ASP

Hi all,

Don't know if anyone can help but I'm trying to create and automatic breadcrumb navigation
so that users can see where that are with in the site and where they have been for example:

Your are Here: Home>BR>Helpdesk>Contacts

Here is the code I am using:

First, I place these two lines at the very top of my ASP page--above all other lines of code:

<% PageTitle = "Bread Crumb Example Page" %>

Then I replace the <title> tags with this code:

<title><% = PageTitle %></title>

Then I place this code where I want the bread crumb navigation to appear:

<% = TWDbreadcrumb_navigation(Request.ServerVariables(" PATH_INFO")) %>

Finally, I create an ASP page with ONLY this code in it; naming it "breadcrumb_navigation.asp" and put it into my "includes" folder:

Function TWDbreadcrumb_navigation(FullPath)
Do Until instr(1,FullPath,"/") = 0
Letters =

array("a","b","c","d","e","f","g","h","i","j","k", "l","m","n","o","p","q","r","s","t","u","v","w","x "

tmpPath = mid(FullPath,1,instr(1,FullPath,"/")-1)
strTmpPath = Trim(tmpPath)
DirPath = DirPath & strTmpPath & "/"
firstLetter = ucase(mid(strTmpPath,1,1))
strTmpPath = firstLetter & mid(strTmpPath,2,len(strTmpPath))
for each letter in letters
strTmpPath = Replace(Trim(strTmpPath),"_" & lcase(letter)," " & UCase(letter))
FullPath = mid(FullPath,instr(1,FullPath,"/")+1,Len(FullPath)-Len(tmpPath))
IF strTmpPath = "" THEN
response.write "<a href=""/"" style=""text-decoration:none"">Home</a>"
ELSEIF strTmpPath = "Home" THEN
response.write " &gt; <a href=""" & DirPath & """ style=""text-decoration:none"">" & strTmpPath &

IF PageTitle = "" THEN
response.write "<b>" & " : Current Page " & "</b>"<br>
response.write "<b style=""color: #800000"">" & " : " & PageTitle & "</b>"
End Function

The only problem is I get this error message and I don't know why!

Error message:

Microsoft VBScript compilation error '800a03ea'

Syntax error

/br/helpdesk/breadcrumb_navigation.asp, line 22

response.write "<b>" & " : Current Page " & "</b>"<br>

Help Please.... It's driving me mad!

Thanks in Advance, John :-)

Old February 17th, 2005, 07:59 PM
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Change :

response.write "<b>" & " : Current Page " & "</b>"<br>

to :

response.write "<b>" & " : Current Page " & "</b><br>"

so that the <br> is actually in the string rather than outide so it is processed by the RESPONSE.WRITE function and not seen as some random VBScript var.
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Your a star mate - can't believe I've been so stupid in missing that!

Thanks for your help, it's much appreciated!!!

John :)

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Check this article http://www.asp101.com/articles/jason...ar/default.asp


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