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  • Request.Variables

    Can someone help as to why the code below just returns an error,
    I am Posting data to the page from a form and the request.raw txt show the named field "Suburb"
    I'm sure I'm missing something simple, but what.

    dim SuburbC as C
    if eval_valid("Request.Variables.Suburb") then
    	SuburbC = Request.Variables.Suburb
    	SuburbC = "null"
    end if

  • #2
    Re: Request.Variables

    Maybe skip the null just ""
    Chad Brown


    • #3
      Re: Request.Variables

      Hi Chad
      It doesn't actually go to the "NULL"
      returns true,
      But when I try to take the value via
      SuburbC = Request.Variables.Suburb
      the error occurs


      • #4
        Re: Request.Variables

        So what's the error? What value are you posting for Suburb?
        Steve Wood
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        • #5
          Re: Request.Variables

          The Server just fails to process the code,
          "I'm don't know how to find the error code for a server page.
          Suburb is a Alpha-Character value eg "Johsonville"
          Both pages are using the same charset; eg ISO-8859-1


          • #6
            Re: Request.Variables

            Have found a workaround using session Variables,
            Not elegant, but it works,
            The problem with the request Variables still seems totally illogical.


            • #7
              Re: Request.Variables

              I still can't figure out what your "error" is. If nothing is reported, how is that an error? If I take your code unedited, it works perfectly. BTW, I never use "", I just use the variable name.
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              • #8
                Re: Request.Variables

                Yes, Normally I just use the variable name eg Xyz, instead of the more implicit structure. But the simple name was not working so I thought I'd call the variable by its complete handle.
                The error is weird as I the server just stops Processing at the point where I either test or try to read a "Posted Variable",
                Note even with the Aurigma Control the Posted values eg SourceFileName_1 or whatever cause a similar error.
                eg Any Code I put after a posted variable being read is not processed.
                All the variables come through on the request.raw output though.


                • #9
                  Re: Request.Variables

                  Ah, that rings a bell now. The Aurigma Uploader. Not sure if I shared this with you when we were on the phone, but this is my upload.a5w page that is called from the aurigma page that has all of the javascript. Maybe it will help just as reference. You should recognize the Aurigma variables by name.

                  strImagePath  = "[]\\" + session.__protected__album
                  strThumbsPath = "[PathAlias.project]\\" + "thumbs\\" + session.__protected__album
                  if file.exists(strImagePath) = .f.
                  end if
                  if file.exists(strThumbsPath) = .f.
                  end if
                  dim tbl as p
                  		tbl.User_id 	= session.__protected__ulink
                  		tbl.Albumid 	= session.__protected__album
                  		tbl.Filename 	= SourceFile_1.filename
                  file.from_blob(strImagePath+"\\"+ SourceFile_1.filename,
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                  • #10
                    Re: Request.Variables

                    Yes The uploader also provides functionality for additional field and form uploads. What particularly interests me there is in the (Robust Approach) which I bet is far better than anything that I can create on the fly.
                    Note the Blob gets the Data without problem, its just extracting the filename causes the server to behave erratically in processing the A5 script.
                    For now I have it working but I expect to be rewriting, refactoring this project in a month or two, thus I'll revisit it.
                    I really appreciate your assistance Steve.