[thelist] Weird ASP.NET problem - Link Posted

Peter Brunone (EasyListBox.com) peter at easylistbox.com
Fri Nov 11 09:37:59 CST 2005

	He's doing the copy action on postback.  Not necessarily the
best strategy, but that's the way ASP.NET works out of the box.  It's
not *processing* the information whhen you click the checkbox; it's
merely submitting the form back to the server for some alterations and
then reloading the page.  That's the postback mechanism.

	I saw it choke on the form.submit as well, as if the form
doesn't really exist.  This has been reported by someone else in the
past couple of months, and I wish I could remember what the answer was
(or what the subject line/list was).  For some reason it seems like
either (a) the tag structure was bad or (b) the dev needed to run the
asp.net install again.

*brain grinding*


-----Original Message-----
From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org On Behalf Of Robert Vreeland

>> Does your form tag have the attribute
>>         runat="server"

>The form has a runat server. else there won't be any __VIEWSTATE. runat

>attribute will not be visible on the response output. it is a
server-side tag.

>Volkan Ozcelik

Right you are, sorry about that, my mind was swimming in molasses
yesterday. In any event, I ran the error through MS Visual Studio
debugger and it is choking on theForm.submit(). From the viewable code,
it looks like your trying to submit the form if they check the checkbox
for use the same address; personally, I would not want to auto-submit on
that incase the User made a mistake or wants to change their mind.
Instead, let the User submit normally and decide how to handle the
mailing address server side based on whether or not they checked the


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