[thelist] Carrying Javascript values over

Alexis Antonakis admin at antonakis.co.uk
Thu Mar 18 23:39:56 CST 2004


That's just great....I've managed to achieve what I'm after, plus I'll 
use it as a great resource for any other JS queries I have.

Many thanks

Joe Crawford wrote:

> On Thu, 18 Mar 2004, The Lists wrote:
>>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?
> The first thing I can think is to use a cookie -- check
> http://www.javascriptworld.com/scripts/index.html -- look at the section
> on cookies to see the basics of setting and reading cookies with
> JavaScript.
>>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.
> Hope that helped,
> 	Joe
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