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08-10-2005, 05:54 PM
I need to have 3 select boxes on a page.
Pulling info from a database but once someone selects something in the first box -- it then queries the second box based on the first and then the same for the third.
What's the best method to do this?
08-10-2005, 06:19 PM
If you want to just use ASP, you would need to submit each select box, which would be really annoying to the client.
08-10-2005, 06:20 PM
yes but it's dynamic as it queries the database differently based on the first checkbox.
08-10-2005, 06:22 PM
08-10-2005, 07:19 PM
I think you're looking for the same thing as this thread:
08-11-2005, 12:14 AM
Perhaps this may hopefully give you some ideas. It's got a downloadable sample with 2 listboxes but the same principle could be applied to add a third and does retain values after the post back (although it is admittedly somewhat complicated):
Classic ASP Design Tips - Dependent Listboxes
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