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    how to place geo locations info into session variable

    while video 40 and the ease function
    to trace user's geo locations info.
    and yes i am able to map it to dialog's fields
    showing user's locations.

    what i am having trouble is to find way
    to place these 2 values, latitude & longitute

    into session.variable

    like session.latitude & session.longitude
    i would like this to take place when the "geolocation function" being called
    appreciate your guidance.

    ken tjia

    Re: how to place geo locations info into session variable

    this may be so easy, that everyone expect (me) to know.
    well, i have these latitude and longitude values on my dialog.

    according to instruction,

    Server side "afterdialogvalidate event"

    i should be able to get these filled easily.

    like e.session.latitude = e.dataSubmitted.latitude

    however, i always get 0 in the variable.
    it is a delay problem that i have been experiencing
    and do not know how to describe.

    any suggestion of getting a more reliable way to
    places these critical data to variable,

    BYPASSING validation, after all, this has nothing to
    do with the dialog binding to proper value.

    so i do not want anything to do with validation event.

    function afterDialogValidate as v (e as p)
    'e.dataSubmitted - contains all values that were submitted by the Dialog
    'e.oldDataSubmitted - contains the original values in the controls


      Re: how to place geo locations info into session variable

      Session should be used directly, not referenced through e. So what you want is
      session.latitude = e.dataSubmitted.latitude

      Lenny Forziati
      Vice President, Internet Products and Technical Services
      Alpha Software Corporation


        Re: how to place geo locations info into session variable

        Thanks for the reply,

        from reading during the flight, it appears all dialog's field values are in string.

        'Example validation code:
        '(Notice that all data values in e.dataSubmitted and e.oldDataSubmitted are Character values. You must use convert_type() to convert it to the correct data type)
        'if e.dataSubmitted.lastname = "Smith" .and. convert_type(e.datasubmitted.accountType,"N") > 2 then
        ' dialogValidate.hasError = .t.
        ' dialogValidate.errorText = "Invalid order"
        'end if

        so perhaps the issue here is data type, let me try again, i believe the geo values are numeric.
        but since it is mapped/linked to dialog fields, they became string.

        so let me try to take them as string.

        do you know how to coded a java function to do what i am trying to do.
        instaed of using AFTERVALIDATE.... since i have no intention to validate ?

        just a dialog with a button that call the geofunction ?