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    Problems using session variable

    I am having a problem displaying a session variable in the footer of the tabbed UI, the display is showing nothing where the session variable is supposed to be:
    Snap1.jpg but if look at my session variables with a5w_info() i can see the session exist: Snap2.jpg.

    So could someone please tell me what I am doing wrong in the statement I am using to display the message in the footer, it look like this: Snap3.jpg

    Re: Problems usin session variable

    It is HTML and would be something like this:

    <h4> Welcome <%a5 ? session.fullname %> You are using <%a5 ?AppVar.Version %> (, etc, etc.......</h4>
    Win 10 64 Development, Win 7 64 WAS 11-1, 2, Win 10 64 AA-1,2, MySql, dbForge Studio The Best MySQL GUI Tool IMHO.


      Re: Problems usin session variable

      Frank, I am actually using ? session.fullname, if you look at the 3 image, the line is: <h4> <%a5 ?"Welcome " + session.fullname + "....%></h4>, but maybe it is because I have both text (Welcome) and the session variable inside the <%a5 %> tags ??


        Re: Problems usin session variable


        I put this in the footer text under the html source tab:

        hello <%a5 ?session.__protected__username %> my name is <%a5 ?session.__protected__username %>
        and that produces
        hello Frank Bicknell my name is Frank Bicknell
        in the footer text.

        It seems that using the <%a5 %> tag the way you are is causing a problem.
        Win 10 64 Development, Win 7 64 WAS 11-1, 2, Win 10 64 AA-1,2, MySql, dbForge Studio The Best MySQL GUI Tool IMHO.


          Re: Problems usin session variable


          When I put my code line into an html page
          <%a5 ?"Welcome: " + Session.fullname + " You are using Version: " + AppVar.Version + "(" +AppVar.Revision + ") Released: " + AppVar.Reldate + session.initial %
          it work fine

          The same code in the footer text of the tabbed UI is not working, but acording to the help for footer text it should be possible:


          so maybe it is a bug ??


            Re: Problems usin session variable

            It seems like I had trouble building a string like that in another area and resorted to the work around I use.
            Win 10 64 Development, Win 7 64 WAS 11-1, 2, Win 10 64 AA-1,2, MySql, dbForge Studio The Best MySQL GUI Tool IMHO.


              Re: Problems usin session variable


              Just to let you know, I managed to get the code in the footer area to work, after latest test the result is:

              Welcome: Jim Andreasen You are using Version:1.0(a) Released: 01.02.2012
              and the code used in the footer area was:

              <h4>Welcome: <%a5 ?Session.fullname + " You are using Version:" + AppVar.Version + "(" + AppVar.Revision + ") Released: " + AppVar.Reldate %> </h4>
              the only difference I can se ids that original I had the Welcome inside the <%a5 where it now is outside, so maybe the footer expect to start with some text or at least not having an xbasic command as first statement.


                Re: Problems usin session variable

                Just a short update on this one, the problem was that I was using an a5w page in between the login page and the main page with the tabbed UI, this page was where I was setting the session variables, but I had managed to put it in the wrong place, Lenny from Alpha was kind enough to test at their side and no problems, but it made me look at the right place, and move my initialization out as an a5w page in between the login and the main page, and the use the redirect from the initialization page to open the main page.

                And now it works, Thanks to Lenny and Jerry from Alpha.