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AJAX Callback question

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  • AJAX Callback question

    I am trying to make an Ajax call back function work and I can't seem to figure it out. It is based on the example in the Demo app that ships with Alpha and is listed under the item called: AJAX_SuggestionList_dbf

    I'm trying to create a call back that will suggest names as the user types in data into a block.

    I have attached a text file that has the source code for the 2 a5w pages I created. I'm wondering if someone can take a look and see if there are any obvious errors. Since I'm new at this, anything could be obvious.

    The text has code for 2 pages with a separate line in CAPS to describe where the code begins.

    Mike Reed
    Phoenix, AZ

  • #2
    Re: AJAX Callback question

    Point 1.
    I always put this line in the .AJAX.a5w as well as the first line after <%A5
    dunno why but I do
    Response.charset = "ISO-8859-1"


    • #3
      Re: AJAX Callback question

      Haven't done any testing, but this line looks odd:

      itbl = tbl.order("church","left(city," + len(churchName)+")=" + s_quote(churchName))

      not sure why you would be filtering based on the city field.

      Pat Bremkamp
      MindKicks Consulting


      • #4
        Re: AJAX Callback question

        Originally posted by Pat Bremkamp View Post
        Haven't done any testing, but this line looks odd:

        itbl = tbl.order("church","left(city," + len(churchName)+")=" + s_quote(churchName))

        not sure why you would be filtering based on the city field.

        The Phoenix metro area includes many smaller cities and there are several churches with the same name, so we have to include a city so we can make sure we have the right church. For example, there are 5 churches with the name of American Lutheran Church, each in a different city. So when we ask a member which church they worship at, we have to list all five and include the city name so they can select the right one.
        Hope that makes sense.
        Mike Reed
        Phoenix, AZ