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Hi all

What I'm trying to achieve is:
I have a form with two radio buttons,
if a visitors check radio button 2 and click submit in the next page
radio button 2 to be check by default

If I use this code

<% If Request.Item("col")="firstcoll" Then Response.Write "Checked"%>

in .aspx page for example like that

<input type="radio" name="col" value="firstcoll" <% If
Request.Item("col")="firstcoll" Then Response.Write "Checked"%>>
(I have try to omit the code and I have try <%@ but still the same)

it breaking the script and I'm getting error BC30800
I have post it below
Server Error in '/esearch' Application.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Compilation Error
Description: An error occurred during the compilation of a resource
required to service this request. Please review the following specific
error details and modify your source code appropriately.

Compiler Error Message: BC30800: Method arguments must be enclosed in
parentheses.

Source Error:

Line 84: <input checked type="radio" name="col"
value="fullcoll">
Line 85: Africa
Line 86: <input type="radio" name="col"
value="test" <% If Request.Item("col")="test" Then Response.Write
"Checked"%>>
Line 87: Directory
Line 88: <input type="radio" name="col">

c:\inetpub\wwwroot\esearch\search.aspx(86) : error BC30800: Method
arguments must be enclosed in parentheses.

If Request.Item("col")="test" Then Response.Write
"Checked"

Jul 21 '05 #1
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"steve" <no****@nospam.non> wrote in message news:<cm**********@ctb-nnrp2.saix.net>...
Hi all

What I'm trying to achieve is:
I have a form with two radio buttons,
if a visitors check radio button 2 and click submit in the next page
radio button 2 to be check by default

If I use this code

<% If Request.Item("col")="firstcoll" Then Response.Write "Checked"%>

in .aspx page for example like that

<input type="radio" name="col" value="firstcoll" <% If
Request.Item("col")="firstcoll" Then Response.Write "Checked"%>>
(I have try to omit the code and I have try <%@ but still the same)

it breaking the script and I'm getting error BC30800
I have post it below
Server Error in '/esearch' Application.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Compilation Error
Description: An error occurred during the compilation of a resource
required to service this request. Please review the following specific
error details and modify your source code appropriately.

Compiler Error Message: BC30800: Method arguments must be enclosed in
parentheses.

Source Error:

Line 84: <input checked type="radio" name="col"
value="fullcoll">
Line 85: Africa
Line 86: <input type="radio" name="col"
value="test" <% If Request.Item("col")="test" Then Response.Write
"Checked"%>>
Line 87: Directory
Line 88: <input type="radio" name="col">

c:\inetpub\wwwroot\esearch\search.aspx(86) : error BC30800: Method
arguments must be enclosed in parentheses.

If Request.Item("col")="test" Then Response.Write
"Checked"


This is a Classic ASP forum, while you're posting an ASP.NET question.
If I were to respond to this as a classic ASP page, then I would say
that it should read

response.write("Checked")
instead of
response.write "Checked"

It's clearly bitching that you don't have parens around the string in
line 86
Jul 21 '05 #2
> This is a Classic ASP forum, while you're posting an ASP.NET
question.
If I were to respond to this as a classic ASP page, then I would say
that it should read

response.write("Checked")
instead of
response.write "Checked"

It's clearly bitching that you don't have parens around the string
in
line 86


We are blaming this on my pure English
I should first done that
http://www.google.com/search?sourcei...is+parentheses
before to post

Thanks all for your help
Jul 21 '05 #3

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