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Calls an external .asp script and returns the result in a string. An HTTP request is performed: you have the ability to use a POST method or a GET method.
It is recommended to use this function to run ASP scripts (rather than ScriptExecute).
// Runs the "Script1.asp" script found at the root of the Web site
// and returns the result in S
MyBuffer is Buffer
MyBuffer = ASPExécute("/Script1.asp")
// Login page in asp. Sends 3 parameters with the POST method
// The script is found in the ASP directory
MyBuffer is Buffer
MyBuffer = ASPExécute("/ASP/Login.asp", "Name=BOB&Pass=My+Secret&Lang=3", True)
<Result> = ASPExecute(<Script name> [, <"Name1=Param1&Name2=Param2&..."> [, <Runtime method>]])
<Result>: Buffer or character string
Result of ASP script. In most cases, this result can be displayed by StringDisplay.
<Script name>: Character string
Address of the script. The script URL can have the following format:
  • "http://ServerName/Address.asp": the Address.asp script is found on the "ServerName" computer.
  • "/Scripts/MyScript.asp": MyScript.asp is found on the current server, in the "/Scripts" sub-directory of the site.
You have the ability to use a secure address (https)
<"Name1=Param1&Name2=Param2&...">: Optional character string
Parameters intended for the script. This string contains for each parameter:
  • the parameter name,
  • the = sign,
  • the parameter value.
Two parameters are separated by the & sign.
<Runtime method>: Optional boolean
  • True to run a POST method,
  • False (default value) to run a GET method.


ASPExecute is slower than ASPDisplay.

Encoding parameters

The content of parameters is automatically encoded to get a valid URL:
  • transformation into UTF-8 (according to the options of the page and project).
  • encoding of special characters.
Component: wd290page.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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Last update: 07/03/2023

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