SET SESSION VARIABLE ON MENU ITEM'S CLICK IN ASP.NET

Mark Devid

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ASP newbie here, in my website I need to set a session variable when I click the menu item
How can I achieve this, I have a menu control in my master page which has a sitemap file attached to it?

<asp:Menu ID="mainMenu" runat="server" DataSourceID="siteMapSource"
    StaticDisplayLevels="10" Width="150px">
    <StaticSelectedStyle CssClass="menuNodeSelected" />
    <LevelMenuItemStyles>
        <asp:MenuItemStyle Font-Bold="True" Font-Underline="False" />
    </LevelMenuItemStyles>
    <StaticMenuItemStyle CssClass="menuNode" />
</asp:Menu>
<asp:SiteMapDataSource ID="siteMapSource" runat="server" ShowStartingNode="False" />

  1. Kamlakar Singh

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    Re: Set Session variable on menu item's click in asp.net

    <asp:Menu ID="mainMenu" runat="server" DataSourceID="siteMapSource"
        StaticDisplayLevels="10" Width="150px"
        OnMenuItemClick="NavigationMenu_MenuItemClick">
        <StaticSelectedStyle CssClass="menuNodeSelected" />
        <LevelMenuItemStyles>
            <asp:MenuItemStyle Font-Bold="True" Font-Underline="False" />
        </LevelMenuItemStyles>
        <StaticMenuItemStyle CssClass="menuNode" />
    </asp:Menu>
    <asp:SiteMapDataSource ID="siteMapSource" runat="server" ShowStartingNode="False" />

    You should set a method to be called on server side OnMenuItemClick, this will rise the event of menu click. That event is (in our case): NavigationMenu_MenuItemClick.

    On Code-Behind you can do whatever you want when an menu item is selected.

    void NavigationMenu_MenuItemClick(Object sender, MenuEventArgs e)
            {
                // Display the text of the menu item selected by the user.
                Message.Text = "You selected " + e.Item.Text + ".";
                Session["variable"] = e.Item.Text;
            }

      Modified On Apr-05-2018 11:21:48 PM

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