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Hi,

We are planning to improve the present search (Product DB search). Is there
any way on ASP script to make an auto complete text box, loaded with the
product names (like in google suggest). I hear AJAX, can that be used with
ASP scripts?

Benny
Dec 1 '05 #1
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Benny wrote:
Hi,

We are planning to improve the present search (Product DB search). Is
there any way on ASP script to make an auto complete text box, loaded
This is more of a client-side scripting question, since ASP (server-side
technology) does not know what a textbox is. Try
microsoft.public.scripting.jscript
with the product names (like in google suggest). I hear AJAX, can
that be used with ASP scripts?

AJAX is for ASP.Net. It uses the XMLHTTPRequest object, which can be used in
html pages. Do a google groups search for that term, using the advanced
search features to limit your search to .scripting.jscript.
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Dec 1 '05 #2
Yes, I find AJAX is not for ASP and supported only in .NET

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Benny wrote:
Hi,

We are planning to improve the present search (Product DB search). Is
there any way on ASP script to make an auto complete text box, loaded


This is more of a client-side scripting question, since ASP (server-side
technology) does not know what a textbox is. Try
microsoft.public.scripting.jscript
with the product names (like in google suggest). I hear AJAX, can
that be used with ASP scripts?

AJAX is for ASP.Net. It uses the XMLHTTPRequest object, which can be used
in html pages. Do a google groups search for that term, using the advanced
search features to limit your search to .scripting.jscript.
--
Microsoft MVP - ASP/ASP.NET
Please reply to the newsgroup. This email account is my spam trap so I
don't check it very often. If you must reply off-line, then remove the
"NO SPAM"

Dec 6 '05 #3

Benny wrote:
Yes, I find AJAX is not for ASP and supported only in .NET


Huh?

You can absolutely use remote scripting in ASP. I do it all the time.

See google for

XMLHttpRequest

Dec 6 '05 #4

Benny wrote:
Hi,

We are planning to improve the present search (Product DB search). Is there
any way on ASP script to make an auto complete text box, loaded with the
product names (like in google suggest). I hear AJAX, can that be used with
ASP scripts?


Absolutely.

All "ajax" is is remote scripting. See

http://www.w3schools.com/xml/xml_http.asp

http://www.adaptivepath.com/publicat...ves/000385.php

Dec 6 '05 #5

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