Posting an image as a database result.
Can and will anybody help a beginner by giving me a solution. I need to post
an image as either a database field or as a link from a db field using access,
FrontPage 2k and ASP
Re: Posting an image as a database result.
I was looking for an answer to my question and found what looks
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Re: Database in ASP
Time: 12:19:38 PM
Here is a copy of some useful info put out by MS. It worked for me. Write
if you need help understanding what happens.
Display an Image Using Data from a Database:
With FrontPage 2000, you can use information from a field in a database to
display images on your Web page.
The sample database contains a column called Image. This field contains a
file name for an image. You can use this information to display this image.
NOTE: Three images that you can use for this example are located in the Images
folder. They are animal1.gif, animal2.gif, and animal3.gif.
To display an image using data from a database, follow these steps:
Create a new page, and name it "displayimages.asp" (without the quotation
On the Insert menu, point to Database, and click Results.
In Step 1 of the Database Results Wizard, click the Use an existing database
connection button, and click to select Volcano2 from the list. Click Next.
In Step 2 of the Database Results Wizard, make sure the Record Source option
is selected and Employees is selected from the list. Click Next.
In Step 3 of the Database Results Wizard, click Edit List.
In the Displayed Fields dialog box, click to select all of the items in the
Displayed Fields list except for First Name, LastName, and Image, and click
In Step 4 of the Database Results Wizard, click Next.
In Step 5 of the Database Results Wizard, click to select the Display all
records together option, and click Finish.
Locate the database column value that reads "<<Image>>" and delete it.
In the table cell that you just removed the column value from, insert the
animal1.gif picture from the images folder by using the Picture command on
the Insert menu. This places the lion image in the table.
Right-click the image you just inserted, and click Picture Properties.
Under Picture Source, click Browse, and then click Parameters.
In the path field, remove the current path and then click Insert Field Parameter
and select Image.
Click OK three times. You see a small broken image icon in the column under
Save the page as show.asp on the File menu.
"Chris" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Can and will anybody help a beginner by giving me a solution. I need to
>an image as either a database field or as a link from a db field using access,
>FrontPage 2k and ASP
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