[thelist] Carrying Javascript values over

Karl Bunyan freelance at core10.co.uk
Fri Mar 19 08:00:33 CST 2004

You could set/retrieve values in JavaScript cookies by storing page
state data every time the page is interacted with and then restoring it
onload. I wouldn't say it would be 100% robust tracking visible/hidden
div's shouldn't be too much of a problem.


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> Hi,
> I have a page whereby the user can hide or view parts of the 
> page, these 
> are contained within <DIV> tags, and are purely made visible 
> or hidden.
> My question is, when the user "re-load's" the page, be it 
> submitting on 
> a form or by using a hyperlink, or just plain 'F5' is there a way to 
> carry the values set by Javascript 'over' to the newly loaded page?
> I've done a search on Google, but can't find anything, and 
> was thinking 
> about creating a session and storing the values in it, just 
> before the 
> page is exited and then retrieving them before the page 
> loads, but how 
> could I go about storing the values in a session when they 
> are set and 
> retrieved by Javascript?
> FYI I am using PHP to do the main site development.
> Alexis

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