On a page, I have a dataview webpart to enter a new item in a list. It has just one text-box to enter data in a list field.On submit, the form is redirected to a custom page.

I want to grab the text entered by user in the text box(bound to list field) and pass it as query string parameter in next page.

I am trying to create a custom parameter with source as textbox control in the dataview.The id of the textbox looks like ff1{pos}.So I am not able to use it as the value of pos is not know at design time.

I want use this parameter in submit url. Any ideas?

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Pass the textbox to a variable and then use the variable in your query string.


You can use jquery to read text and pass it as query string on submit button click.

To read text from text field:


Above code select value from id which start with ff1.

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