ASP Contents Collection


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The Contents collection contains all the items appended to the application/session through a script command.

Tip: To remove items from the Contents collection, use the Remove and RemoveAll methods.

Syntax

Application.Contents(Key)

Session.Contents(Key)

Parameter Description
key Required. The name of the item to retrieve

Examples for the Application Object

Example 1

Notice that both name and objtest would be appended to the Contents collection:

<%
Application("name")="W3Schools"
Set Application("objtest")=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
%>

Example 2

To loop through the Contents collection:

<%
for each x in Application.Contents
  Response.Write(x & "=" & Application.Contents(x) & "<br>")
next
%>

or:

<%
For i=1 to Application.Contents.Count
  Response.Write(i & "=" & Application.Contents(i) & "<br>")
Next
%>

Example 3

<%
Application("date")="2001/05/05"
Application("author")="W3Schools"

for each x in Application.Contents
  Response.Write(x & "=" & Application.Contents(x) & "<br>")
next
%>

Output:

date=2001/05/05
author=W3Schools

Examples for the Session Object

Example 1

Notice that both name and objtest would be appended to the Contents collection:

<%
Session("name")="Hege"
Set Session("objtest")=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
%>

Example 2

To loop through the Contents collection:

<%
for each x in Session.Contents
  Response.Write(x & "=" & Session.Contents(x) & "<br>")
next
%>

or:

<%
For i=1 to Session.Contents.Count
  Response.Write(i & "=" & Session.Contents(i) & "<br>")
Next
%>

Example 3

<%
Session("name")="Hege"
Session("date")="2001/05/05"

for each x in Session.Contents
  Response.Write(x & "=" & Session.Contents(x) & "<br>")
next
%>

Output:

name=Hege
date=2001/05/05

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