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Client Script Changing/encoding Values

Client Script Changing/encoding Values

(OP)
Hi,

I'm running this code"

CODE --> ASP.NET

Dim ShowArchiveFileIs as string = ("Articles\bbn07282015.htm")

       Dim url As String = ShowArchiveFileIs
                Dim sb As New StringBuilder()
                sb.Append("<script type = 'text/javascript'>")
                sb.Append("window.open('")
                sb.Append(url)
                sb.Append("');")
                sb.Append("</script>")
                ClientScript.RegisterStartupScript(Me.GetType(), "script", sb.ToString()) 

When the page opens it fails and shows the url as "http://localhost:59503/Articles%08bn07162015.htm"

Seems it's encoding a piece of my string. the "\b" is getting encoded to %08

Is there a way to prevent this from happening

Thanks

-dan


RE: Client Script Changing/encoding Values

Hi Dan,

use a foreslash. URLs do not use backslashes.

CODE

Dim ShowArchiveFileIs as string = ("Articles/bbn07282015.htm") 
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RE: Client Script Changing/encoding Values

(OP)
Hi MakeItSo

HA HA I knew that. Key word is "knew" Geesh do I feel a bit dumb.
Thank you very much :)

-dan

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