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database interaction web page

database interaction web page

database interaction web page


I need to make a page that will fill a listbox with the value of one field from selected records from a SQL server database, let the user choose one of the values from the listbox, then click a button and populate a table with the rest of the information in the chosen record (it's actually more complicated, but these are the fundamental operations I need help with). I am pretty good with VB and have made a web (ASP) page that populates (through VBScript) a table on the page with the contents of a SQL table in its entirety, but I don't know how to go both ways (i.e. choosing from list, user input). Could someone help me out, maybe point me in the right direction? Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance!


RE: database interaction web page

Here is a hint:
the page category.asp uses Request.Forms("Name of select box").Value to find which one was selected

good luck

Set DbObj = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
DbObj.Open "DSN=Music;USR=;PSW=;"
SQL = "SELECT * FROM Categories"
Set records = DbObj.Execute(SQL)
<body bgcolor="wheat" onload="document.forms[0].reset()">
<form action="category.asp" Method="post">
<p>Open Which Catergory?</p>
<select name="cat" size="1">
<% WHILE NOT records.EOF %>
<option value="<%= records.Fields("CID").Value %>"><%= records.Fields("CategoryName").Value %></option>
<% records.MoveNext %>
<% WEND %>
<input type="submit" value="View Bands"><input type="Reset">
SET DbObj = Nothing

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