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Request.Form("F ield Name") Versus Request.QuerySt ring("Field Name")

I want to know what's the differences between
Request.Form("F ield Name") and
Request.QuerySt ring("Field Name")

OR they function exactly the same, which is to return the value of the
field??

Thanks,
John
Jul 19 '05 #1
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This is a simplistic explanation:
If the HTTP request method is POST, the user submitted data is in the
Request.Form() collection
If the HTTP request method is GET, then user submitted data is in the
Request.QuerySt ring() collection

However, you can still do:

<form method="post" action="page.as p?data=value">
<input type="text" name="txtName" value="Name">
</form>

and
Request.Form("t xtName") will contain "Name"
-and-
Request.QuerySt ring("data") will contain "value"

Cheers
Ken

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: I want to know what's the differences between
: Request.Form("F ield Name") and
: Request.QuerySt ring("Field Name")
:
: OR they function exactly the same, which is to return the value of the
: field??
:
: Thanks,
: John
:
:
Jul 19 '05 #2
"John Davis" wrote:

I want to know what's the differences between
Request.Form("F ield Name") and
Request.QuerySt ring("Field Name")


They refer to objects in two different collections, each of which may be present
in a request.

From a practical standpoint, the former captures data from forms with METHOD
"post", and the latter with METHOD is "get".

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