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Old September 18th, 2004, 05:19 AM
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Hi,

I am using javascript to code some ASP pages. So far so good however, I have come across an interesting piece of behaviour regarding switch (variable) between client side and serverside ASP.

switch (typeRes)
    {
     case "red":
     document.write("red<br>");
     break;
     case "blue":
     document.write("blue<br>");
     break;
     default:
     document.write("green<br>");
     break;
    }
works in a client side script. however, I am trying to use a similar construct in a form validation script on a page that uses ASP/SQL to generate the contents. In this case the default is selected everytime.

Any suggestions.

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Old September 18th, 2004, 08:38 PM
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Not exactly sure what you specific problem is. The above code is JS, does this code run error free? The reason I ask is the three lines with trailing coluns, shouldnt these be semi coluns?

;;;"I am trying to use a similar construct in a form validation script on a page that uses ASP/SQL to generate the contents. In this case the default is selected everytime."

The function you havnt posted is the one where the problem is? If this is the case post the problem function would be better.

I dont believe ASP/VBScript has a switch function, the select case is probably what you are after:

Sub ChangeBackground (Color)
   MyVar = lcase (Color)
   Select Case MyVar
      Case "red"
      Case "green"
      Case "blue"
      Case Else
   End Select
End Sub


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Hi,

How about posting the code that doesn't work? That would help us understand what you are trying to achieve.

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Where does the variable typeRes come from? How do you create it?

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