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how to use session variable in dreamweaver mx.. to keep track of the user id ...

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In ASP, you can use this:

Session("TheUser") = "youyou" ' to assign it

Dim theUser
theUser = Session("TheUser") ' to retrieve it.

In DW you can create a "dynamic variable" for a Session variable which you can drag and drop in your code and page, but personally, I never find it worth the trouble to create it. I always code them directly.

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so how do i retrieve the userid and put it in the home page "Hello John" when the user John had login

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With the code I showed you (assuming ASP, since you didn't specify the technology you use):

<%
Dim theUser
theUser = Session("TheUser") ' to retrieve it.
Response.Write(theUser)
%>

Or, somewhere embedded in a page:

<h1>Welcome, <%= Session("TheUser") %></h1>

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