Server.Transfer and Page to Page data exchange


When you are using Server.Transfer to transfer control from one page to another page within the same HttpContext, you can use Context property of Current (http context) to get a handle of the parent page. Once you have that you can access properties (public) of that page. Key thing to remember is that all ASP.Net pages are classes! (derived from mama Page Class )

Here is a simple illustration:

Your first page:

public class FirstPage: System.Web.UI.Page
{

public int MyInt
{
get
{
return (1);
}
}

}

Your second page:

public class SecondPage: System.Web.UI.Page
{
private void Page_Load(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
if (!Page.IsPostBack)
{
int myParentInt;
FirstPage myParentPage;
myParentPage = (FirstPage)Current.Handler;
myParentInt = myParentPage.MyInt;

}
}

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