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Old February 14th, 2007, 02:36 PM
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Default querystring + database + redirect

hello all noob here,

here is my question.

i send my user an email containing a link requesting his further actions. the link goes something like this

http://mysite.com/mywebpage.asp?id=12345

when he clicks it, he comes to the above link where he has to press submit(interimpage) to proceed to the actual page(finalpage) where he can act further.

what is happening here is, based on the 'id' in the querystring, user specific data is being retrieved from the database, and is used in the finalpage.

i want to eliminate the need for the user to press submit in the interimpage and get him to the finalpage by using the querystring value and response.redirect him to finalpage.

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i have checked for request.querystring and am able to use that value to retrieve data from the database, but I am having a problem with passing the values to the finalpage using response.redirect("finalpage.asp").

I read somewhere that querystring values cannot be used to pass values using response.redirect to the next page.

Is this true? if it is, is there any workaround for this?

thanks in advance,
kriani

 
Old February 14th, 2007, 03:08 PM
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Question one: Who told you that querystring values cannot be used to pass values using response.redirect to the next page?

Question two: Why haven't you tried it?

After trying it, then come back and tell us your experience. That is how you become an expert - by having experiences.

Hint: You won't need a work-around: response.redirect("finalpage.asp?myVar=123").



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