August 28, 2001

Disable HTML Elements

HTML elements can be made inactive and non-responsive by using the disable attribute. When HTML controls are disabled, they appear dimmed and don’t respond to user input. This is useful

Run a DOS Command From an HTML Page

This is achieved by using the Windows Script Host. First, create an instance of the object WScript.Shell. Then, use its Run method to execute the DOS command. For example, say

How To Ensure That the Page is not Cached

Setting Response.Expires to a negative number or 0 disables caching. Sometimes, the use of Response.Expires = -1 doesn’t work because of mismatches between the clocks on the server and the

Opening an Access DB

Before starting, add the Microsoft DAO 3.51 Object Library Reference. Private Sub Form_Load() Dim WkSp As Workspace Dim dB As Database ‘Define the file .MDW where are the users and

Use ‘With..End With’ in Your ASP Scripts

You can use the ‘With … End With’ statements if you are using VBScript 5.0 or later. It helps to improve performance. This runs slower: PersonObj.FirstName = “Sandeep”PersonObj.LastName = “Gain”PersonObj.City

Fix MSVC++’s “for”

MSVC has a small, but annoying bug with the scope of variables defined in “for” loops. For example, the following fragment is valid C++, but will not compile on MSVC: