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Microsoft: ASP (Active Server Pages) FAQ

ASP 101

QueryString by Bullschmidt
Posted: 23 May 03 (Edited 23 May 03)

Example URL with a querystring:

Because a variable might contain some odd characters like spaces, it's usually a good idea to use Server.URLEncode when creating a querystring from a variable:
<a href="http://www.mysite.com/mypage?id=<%=Server.URLEncode(objRS("MyIDFldFromDB")) %>">objRS("MyIDFldFromDB")</a>

And in the page that is opened you can use Request.QueryString("id") to get the value of id.

Best regards,
J. Paul Schmidt - Freelance ASP Web Developer
www.Bullschmidt.com - Creating "dynamic" Web pages that read and write from databases...

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