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How to set the value of a field to the database content and then the validated entry?

Thread began 1/26/2016 11:42 am by Nathon Jones Web Design | Last modified 6/06/2016 1:36 pm by Nathon Jones Web Design | 756 views | 24 replies

Nathon Jones Web Design

Originally Said By: Ray Borduin
  The issue with the insert not saving the ID is that the insert was failing because no default image was set and you weren't specifying an image after validation. You can't maintain the file upload field value after failed validation, so they will have to re-browse to the uploaded images they want if the validation fails.

You should probably add server validation for the image or allow null to prevent it from failing the insert and still redirecting.

The update page was using the form POST value to filter the recordset. The server validation clears the post, so it can't maintain the recordset state and show the image. The solution is to save the value in the Session and refer to the session variable for the recordset parameter. I've updated the page to use that technique for the first image, you can use similar code for the others.  

Some confusion here I think....

The problem with the Save ID in Session As is with the Insert form (link is below) not the Update form. When validation fails, the Save Id in Session As is wiped so when you do finally pass validation the wrong record is pulled from the database because the recordset on the confirmation page is filtered using the session ID.

How do I resolve that?

Thank you.

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