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Old April 10th, 2008, 07:24 AM
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Default Server.Transfer vs. Response.Redirect

I noticed that in order to go from page to page the downloaded code always uses response.redirect except in one case. I am curious about two things:

1. Why use server.transfer for SwitchApplication.aspx and response.redirect in all other cases?

2. Is the use of server.transfer the reason that the URL line doesn't show SwitchApplication.aspx when switching applications?

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Old April 10th, 2008, 08:07 AM
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Hi there,

Yes, when you use Server.Transfer, the page is transferred at the server, so the address bar at the client is not updated.

Server.Transfer is used for exactly that reason: to keep the existing URL in the browser. However, Response.Redirect would have worked as well.....

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Thanks for the fast response.







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