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Old October 29th, 2004, 02:49 AM
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Default Change session variable definitions

Further to Imar's notes on transferring variables between client and server sessions - I need to be able to change the definition of the session variable.
I want to feed a random number into the session command. That is, replace [02] in

strSc = String('<%=Session("strCopy")[02] %>');

with intQuotationIndex, so that I can pick up a different quotation each time.



I have had no success eventually resorting to the "Oh, nasty" solution as shown. That is fine as long the total number of quotes doesn't change - which it will!


<script type="text/javascript" >
//alert ('<% =Session("strCopy").length %>');
var intQuotationCount = ('<% =Session("strCopy").length %>');
//alert (intQuotationCount);
intQuotationIndex = Math.floor(Math.random() * intQuotationCount);
//alert (intQuotationIndex);
strSc = String('<%=Session("strCopy")[02] %>');
switch (intQuotationIndex)
{
case 1:
var strSc = new String('<%=Session("strCopy")[01] %>');
break
case 2:
var strSc = new String('<%=Session("strCopy")[02] %>');
break
case 3:
var strSc = new String('<%=Session("strCopy")[03] %>');
break
case 4:
var strSc = new String('<%=Session("strCopy")[04] %>');
break
default:
var strSc = new String("Bad Number");
break;
}
alert (strSc);
</script>

Any help would be appreciated.

Regards

Nick

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In your server side code thewn you must loop through the aray of quotes, Session("strCopy"), and write some client side script for each line:
Code:
Response.Write("var arrQuotes = new Array();\n");
(for var i = 1; i < Session("strCopy").length; i++)
{
  Response.Write("arrQuotes[" + i + "] = \"" + Session("strCopy")[i] + "\";\n"); 
}
Then you can access the quotes as an array client side.

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Thanks Joe - I will give that a try tomorrow.
Nick



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