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Creating a Drop-Down List File in ASP

Creating a Drop-Down List File in ASP

Using this tip, you can create a drop-down list, which is populated from a database, and include it in a Web (ASP) page. This will basically increase the performance via the conventional method.

First, you will use a trigger to write to a file whenever the database table is updated. The text in this file will be of type:

 

Name this file ‘select.inc’.

Then, you will include this file wherever you want a select control to be shown in an ASP page.

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This will be converted to the following HTML at run-time:

  
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