how to get value from client side script Prompt window to a session var in .net

hi guyz,

i hav a problem with getting a value from a client-side inputbox to a session var in .net.
is this possible?
however, when i click submit button this is the code that's triggered.
dim sb as New System.Text.StringBuilder
sb.append("<script language=" & """" & "vbscript" & """" & ">")

sb.append("do while xLate =" & """" & """")
'//prompt window, value passed to xLate var
sb.append("xlate=inputBox(" & """" & "Please Enter Reason for Being Late" & """" & ")")
'// this is the part that i dynamically create an inputbox type=hidden ang get
'// the value from Prompt dialog box.
sb.append("document.write(" & """" & "<input type=hidden name=leyt id=leyt value='" & """" & "& xLate &" & """" & "'>" & """" & ")")
'// is there a way i can also dynamically write a session var that will hold the value of xLate var?????


dim scriptString as string

scriptString += "<"
scriptString += "/"
scriptString += "script>"


RegisterClientScriptBlock("anything", sb.ToString())
thanx for the help!!!

7/23/2004 10:43:49 AM 91979 articles. 2 followers. Follow

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Once the prompt has a value, resubmit the form and use the Request.Form property to get the value of "leyt".

Steven Bey

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7/23/2004 11:18:54 AM
ok sorry.... this script was Fired upon form submission, it dynamically writes this.

so instead of putting the value in a textbox, i would like to capture it via session var.
document.form1.TextBox.value = inputbox("kdjfdf") '// doesn't work.. :( when written dynamically.
7/26/2004 6:21:54 AM

I've just thrown a test page together and it works (see below), so you can assign a value to a textbox and pass it back to the server. (Actually this is what ASP.NET does to pass back the EventTarget and EventArgument values)
<%@ Page Language="C#" ContentType="text/html" ResponseEncoding="iso-8859-1" %>

<script runat="server">
protected void Button_Click(Object Src, EventArgs E){
lbl1.Text = tb1.Text;
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<script language="JavaScript">
function test () { document.all [ "<%= tb1.UniqueID %>" ].value = prompt("where are you going today?",""); }
<form runat="server" onsubmit="test();">
<asp:textbox ID="tb1" runat="server" />
<asp:button runat="server" Text="Click Me!" OnClick="Button_Click" />
<asp:label ID="lbl1" runat="server" />
So all you need to do now is assign the value to a Session variable, rather than the Label.

Steven Bey

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7/26/2004 7:16:46 PM

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