I came accross this possible solution, the problem is that this only allows access to files on the actual server via the FileSystemObject. The files i need to display are URL's to files elsewhere. > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Jonathon Thomas > Sent: 09 May 2002 10:39 > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: RE: [thelist] frames without <frames> > > > Simon > > What I think you're asking for is the ability to conditionally load > other ASP or HTML pages. ASP includes (which I believe are actually > handled by IIS before ASP gets hold of the page) include the file > whether or not it is included in the flow or your script execution. > > This can result in extremely large pages for the ASP processor to work > through. > > About the only solution I know is one I used recently - but it only > works in Jscript as far as I know (does VBScript have an equivalent to > eval() ? ): > > Var fso=Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject"); > Var st=fso.OpenTextFile(yourpage.html); > Eval(st.ReadAll()); > st.close(); > > This allows you to conditionally load other html/asp pages, and also > specify the filenames of said pages. The only weird side effects of this > approach are: > > 1) When including an ASP page, the page must not start and end with the > usual <% and %> that you are accustomed to. > 2) When including a static HTML page, you'll have to prefix the HTML > page with %> and <% (alternatively, you could detect the extension of > the file being loaded and replace the above eval with > eval("%>"+st.ReadAll()+"<%") for HTML pages only...) > > Cheers > > Jon > > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Simon Hibbard > Sent: 09 May 2002 10:29 > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: [thelist] frames without <frames> > > Hi, > > I have a page in which the content is DB generated and want to > load in pages dependent on certain conditions using ASP. > > The problem is i do not want to use frames and I cannot simply > read the files as they are not on the server, and I cannot > 'include' the files (html and doc) as the URL to the files > need to be dynamic. > > Isnt is a shame you cant <!--#include"<%=some_file%>--> > > Should I use IFrames, which i have played with and seemed inconsistent > when used in a table cell, or is there a better way of achieving the > same effect. > > thanks, > > Simon. > -- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt ! > > -- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !