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Re-populating Lists after form submission

Thread began 3/01/2010 11:16 am by Dooza | Last modified 12/14/2010 7:54 pm by Dooza | 3358 views | 12 replies


Well my solution wasn't easy, and it took several attempts to make a page work as expected.

Here is mine: pricebook.dataset.asp

The form doesn't submit, it has a button that when clicked executes some Javascript. This gets the values from the selected selects, then constructs a querystring, and reloads a Spry dataset. The dataset is from an XML file that is generated from the database. The query used in creating the XML is a stored procedure that takes up 5 parameters.

There is actually 2 XML datasets reloaded, one is for the manufacturer filter. I created some custom code to handle the filter.

I did have to modify the Web Assist code slightly to show/hide the other drop downs. There are up to 4 drop downs available depending on the categories selected.

It wasn't easy this way, but without Web Assist changing or adding some code I couldn't see any other way of this working.


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