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Old July 1st, 2005, 05:06 PM
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Default how do I strip a URL down to the filename?

How do I strip the URL down to just the file name?

I have
dim dept1, filename
dept1 = Session("Dept")
filename = request.ServerVariables("URL")
filename = filename.substring(filename.lastIndexOf("//"))

I'm thinking .net and it's not working saying that i need an object on the last line.

The third line returns
/something/mypage.asp
I want to get that down to just mypage.asp

thanks
Michael Hsu

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Old July 3rd, 2005, 02:52 AM
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I think there is issue with
filename = filename.substring(filename.lastIndexOf("//"))

If you are using vbscript, then above statement is not correct.

One approach can be:
filename = split(filename,"/")
Response.Write filename(uBound(filename))
In above example, you need to check for empty string and uBound as well.

Om Prakash
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