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tilehaus
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Using viables in the iframe

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05-09-2010 10:10 AM

I am trying to pass a variable to the Freewheel iframe in order to select the section displayed in a dwfx file with multiple sections.

I have created a .php file with navigation links as follows:

<ul>
<li><a href="3D_DEV.php?selection=1">section a</a></li>
<li><a href="3D_DEV.php?selection=2">section b</a></li>
<li><a href="3D_DEV.php?selection=3">section c</a></li>
<li><a href="3D_DEV.php?selection=4">section d</a></li>
</ul>

I set the variable 'selection' as follows:

<?php
$selection = $GET['selection'];
echo $selection;
?>

The iframe looks like this:

<iframe scrolling="No" width="600" height="400" src="http://freewheel.autodesk.com/dwf.aspx?path=http://www.mywebsite.com/CAD/16PS.dwfx&sec=<%selection%>"> </iframe>

When I include this variable in the iframe it seems to ignore the path and displays the default image, but when I replace the variable with a number it works fine. The echo command shows that the variable is being set properly. What am I doing wrong? Can you offer a better way to do this?

Keith
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scott.sheppard
Posts: 1,105
Registered: ‎11-13-2006
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Re: Using viables in the iframe

05-25-2010 01:36 PM in reply to: tilehaus
I checked with one of our developers, John Schmier, and he told me that unfortunately we do not support this. This is something that we can consider in a future update.


Scott Sheppard
Program Manager
Autodesk Labs
Autodesk, Inc.
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