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is there a way to distinguish whether a client is using IE or Netscape?

is there some sorta check i can run on the Page_Load event? or where would
be the best place to do this?

Nov 19 '05 #1
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Pulled from 4guys web site
<script language="VB" runat="server">
Sub Page_Load(sende r as Object, e as EventArgs)
ltlBrowserName. Text = Request.Browser .Type & ", " &
Request.Browser .Platform

ltlAllData.Text = "Type = " & Request.Browser .Type & "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "Name = " & Request.Browser .Browser & "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "Version = " & Request.Browser .Version & "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "Major Version = " & Request.Browser .MajorVersion &
ltlAllData.Text &= "Minor Version = " & Request.Browser .MinorVersion &
ltlAllData.Text &= "Platform = " & Request.Browser .Platform & "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "Is Beta = " & Request.Browser .Beta & "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "Is Crawler = " & Request.Browser .Crawler & "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "Is AOL = " & Request.Browser .AOL & "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "Is Win16 = " & Request.Browser .Win16 & "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "Is Win32 = " & Request.Browser .Win32 & "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "Supports Frames = " & Request.Browser .Frames &
ltlAllData.Text &= "Supports Tables = " & Request.Browser .Tables &
ltlAllData.Text &= "Supports Cookies = " & Request.Browser .Cookies &
ltlAllData.Text &= "Supports VB Script = " & Request.Browser .VBScript &
ltlAllData.Text &= "Supports JavaScript = " & Request.Browser .JavaScript
& "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "Supports Java Applets = " &
Request.Browser .JavaApplets & "<br>"
ltlAllData.Text &= "CDF = " & Request.Browser .CDF & "<br>"
End Sub

Your browser is: <asp:literal id="ltlBrowserN ame" runat="server" />
<b><u>Here is your browser's information:</u></b><br />
<asp:literal runat="server" id="ltlAllData " />

John Timney
Microsoft Regional Director

"Craig G" <craig.gamble@y _arrasoftware.c om> wrote in message
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is there a way to distinguish whether a client is using IE or Netscape?

is there some sorta check i can run on the Page_Load event? or where would
be the best place to do this?


Nov 19 '05 #2
Here's also a good article

Determining Browser Capabilities in ASP.NET

Teemu Keiski
ASP.NET MVP, AspInsider
Finland, EU
"Craig G" <craig.gamble@y _arrasoftware.c om> wrote in message
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is there a way to distinguish whether a client is using IE or Netscape?

is there some sorta check i can run on the Page_Load event? or where would
be the best place to do this?


Nov 19 '05 #3

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