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How to insert a variable in a window alert ?

How to insert a variable in a window alert ?

How to insert a variable in a window alert ?

I want to insert a session variable: Session ("MemX") into a window alert - result of the variable => undefined
The variable in a non-alert application (response.write) does provide the desired result (= name).

<% member = Session ("MemX")%>

var name = member;

function myFunction ()
{alert ("Hi" + name + ", \ nBlaBlaBla");
</ script>
<script> myFunction (); </ script>

Is this the correct syntax?
Thanks for tips.

RE: How to insert a variable in a window alert ?

ASP CANNOT show alert boxes to a client browser.
You would have to inject a javascript alert into the output stream.


<% response.write("<script language=" & chr(34) & "javascript" & chr(34) & ">alert('" & variable-goes-here & "');</script>") %> 

Not tested by the way

OR you could set a javascript variable as the page loads.


<script language="javascript">
var session = '<%= Session["VALUE"] %>';

Then use that variable in a alert message box.


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RE: How to insert a variable in a window alert ?

I tried this version

<script language="javascript">
var name = '<%= Session["name"] %>';

with this result

Microsoft VBScript compilation error '800a0400'
Expected statement
/file.asp, line 95
= Session("name")%'>

what did I wrong ?

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