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 Creating Custom Session Variable upon Login

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wkempees


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Posted: 05/26/2008, 12:26 PM

How to Lookup a value upon succesful login and store it in a session variable the CCS-way,
upon pressing the login button. (As opposed to doing it on a landing page)

Based on the Internet Example Database.
Table: users
Field to lookup: first_name
lookup field: currently logged in user
table key field: user_id

Open the properties->Events for the login button, it should already have one action attached: Login.
Add an action: DLookup, it should appear below the Login action,
if not right clock the Dlookup and select 'move down'
  
Set:  
  
Expression: 'first_name'  
Domain : 'users'  
Criteria: "user_id=". CCGetUserID()  
Connection: <choose from dropdownlist your current connection>  
Convert result: Integer  
Type of target: Session  
Target: sess_firstname  
  
That should do it, tested.

A way to test this (PhP) is to add a label to a page, BeforeShow set it to $Component->SetValue( CCGetSession("sess_firstname","XXX") );

Take care to use correct names and caps!

Walter

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