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Re: form buttons

by stefan k (Curate)
on Nov 30, 2001 at 15:09 UTC ( #128596=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to form buttons

Usually you give your submit button a value and a name:
<input type="submit" name="action" value="Search"> <input type="submit" name="action" value="Logout">
and if you
use CGI;
you can then test for what action to do:
if (param("action") eq "Search") { # ... } # ...

Please take into account that this comes from the back of my head and I have not been doing CGIs for more than a year now; still it should be correct.

Regards... Stefan
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