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Ankita Pandey
Ankita Pandey

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Posted on    January-15-2015 10:00 PM

 ASP.Net C#  JavaScript  ASP.NET MVC  Mvc4  Razor 

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Using ASP.NET MVC 5 and Razor view engine, is there a way to get the values of input fields before posting the data to the server, processing them and then sending the processed data instead?

For example:

@using (@Html.BeginForm("ViewPage", "Home", FormMethod.Post)) {



     <input type="submit" id="HiddenButton" value="Submit" style="display:none" />

     <input type="button" id="VisibleButton" value="Submit" />   


and now :

<script type="text/javascript">

     document.ready(function() {

        $("#VisibleButton").click(function() {

             var Temp = $("#Field1").val()


                 // C# Area

                 Processing the Temp, by for example calling an extension method and

                 assigning the new value to the Hidden Field






I'd like to do this , because I wanna encrypt a text before sending it to the server and I've already made my encryption method in C#.

Mark Devid
Mark Devid

Total Post:101

Posted on    January-15-2015 10:23 PM

This is possible but the processing should happen on the client using javascript:

$("#VisibleButton").click(function() {

    var Temp = $("#Field1").val();


    // process Temp here using javascript

    Temp = 'some new value';


    // set the processed value back to the input field





If you want the processing to happen on the server for some reasons, you could send it as an AJAX request to a controller action:

$("#VisibleButton").click(function() {

    var temp = $("#Field1").val();



        url: '@Url.Action("SomeAction")',

        data: { value: temp },

        success: function(result) {






And your controller action:

public ActionResult SomeAction(string value)


    // do your processing here

    value = "some new value";


    return Json(value);



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