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Dear gentlemen and ladies of the Microsoft Dynamic Data Team,
Mr. Steve Naughton says (and I hope so) that there might be chances that you read the posts published in this forum: I really hope so.
If that were the case then I am formally requesting to you in providing a "real answer" to my question:
I want to customize a dynamic data page (the details one) so I can have access to the data it has been already gathered from the end user UI (details.aspx) and use it to pass this same data to the following controls/pages that I am going to display next time to the end user.
I have a screen with different types of data in it: texts, numbers, dates, check boxes, radio buttons and dropdownlists that has been filled with data by the end user. I want now to reset all fields exept the dropdownlist of which I'd like to keep the previously chosen values(the very same thing you do between dropdownlist of List.aspx ad Details.aspx). Even with FoxPro I could do that because data and controls were available there. It was as simple as setting carrying on to true.
HOW DO YOU DO THAT? HOW CAN I IMPLEMENT THE SAME LOGIC AMONG THE CONTROLS OF MY DETAILS PAGE? BUT I DO WANT TO HAVE ACCESS AND PASS DATA FOR SPECIFIC CONTROLS:DROPDOWNLISTS (mostly).
I have found my
Will there be support for shorthand statements?
@if(1==1) @: works
@else @: doesn't work
as apposed to;
How to manage user messages to avoid hardcoding messages accross the web application.
I was rummaging the internet learning aspx and came across the concept of: Microsoft Application Block for Data Access in .NET
It seems great of course. The articles are all early 2003-5 such as
So the question is - is this tech still relevant and should I be using it?