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Popup Debug

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Submitted on: 1/5/2015 12:31:00 PM
By: Chris Graham (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: ASP (Active Server Pages)
Views: 1638
 
     response.write is okay for simple debugging but can become intrusive and cause formating problems itself. This simple script will display your debuging in a pop up window.
 
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'**************************************
' Name: Popup Debug
' Description:response.write is okay for simple debugging but can become intrusive and cause formating problems itself. This simple script will display your debuging in a pop up window.
' By: Chris Graham (from psc cd)
'
' Inputs:A string to identify the debug message.
The value to be displayed in the popup window.
'
' Returns:None.
'
' Assumes:The ASP server side code generates simple client side javascript to display a popup winndow with the debug value in it.
'
' Side Effects:As this inserts client side script it can sometimes confuse the browser.
'**************************************

Include this function into your ASP page by pasting or prerably #include ing it.
'*************************************************
'* FUNCTION: popupDebug(name,value)
'*
'* PURPOSE: Displays a client side popup window with debug information
'*
'* INPUT:name, used to identify debug. value, debug value to display
'*
'* RETURNS: None.
'*
'* NOTES:Asterisks are displayed each side of the debug value for clarity
'*
'* AUTHOR:Chris Graham
'*
'*************************************************
function popupDebug(name,value)
%>
<script type="text/javascript" Language="JavaScript"><!--
<!--
alert("popupDebug name=<%=name%> value=*<%=value%>*");
-->
</script>
<%
if response.buffer=true then response.flush
end function
'*************************************************
%>
Call it in the following way
<%
dim code
code=1
popupDebug "code should be 1",code
code=code+1
popupDebug "code should have incremented",code
%>


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