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Forms - Hidden Field/Look up field

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  1. Stuart Radlett
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    13 Feb 2009
    31 Aug 2011
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    Has anyone managed to setup a form within Sitefinity 4 which can have a hidden field set its value based on a parameter sent to the form via the url. For example: - ideally I'd like to know the method to lookup the event name of 1234 from an external database.


  2. Lubomir Velkov
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    03 Nov 2014
    05 Sep 2011
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    Hello Stuart Radlett,

    I'm not sure I understand what you want to achieve. If you have some Sitefinity page with a form on it you could assign a code-behind class to this page and implement a Page_Load event handler where you could simply read the value of Request.QueryString["EventCode"]. Then you can lookup the value in the database using some ADO.NET classes or if the database is mapped through OpenAccess - using the OA model classes.

    Does this answer you question?

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