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Calling asp.net function from html hyperlink

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Hi
I have an asp.net webform that shows an html file in an iFrame. In the html file, I need to mark up some of the text as a hyperlink so that when a user clicks it, it calls an asp.net function on the server, passing the text of the hyperlink as a parameter.

e.g. in the html file, I have this
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  1. <html>
  2. <p>This is <myTag>some</myTag> text </p>
  3. </html>
  4.  
the question is, what should myTag be, such that the word 'some' appears as a hyperlink, and when the user clicks on it, an asp.net function is called with the word 'some' passed in as a parameter?

It would be easier if I could use an asp.net linkbutton, but remember this is an html file that's being loaded, so I don't have that option...

maybe the answer is some javascript???

thanks in adv...
May 31 '12 #1
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You can achieve it with JQuery.

Here is the sample code for -

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  1. (document).ready(
  2. function () {
  3. $("myTag").click(function () { // Put in the required functionality.})
  4. }() 
Let me know if this works.
Jun 6 '12 #2

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thanks madankarmukta, I'm assuming that where you have 'Put in the required functionality', I would have some kind of JQuery ajax call?
But I need to popluate a container control that is on the original webform, but not in the container that is hosting the html. Do you know how I can address another container on the webform?
Jun 8 '12 #3

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