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Re: MySQL, text box anomaly

by Masem (Monsignor)
on Feb 06, 2002 at 18:36 UTC ( #143665=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to MySQL, text box anomaly

Boo's got the answer, but technically, you should always quote the values of attributes in HTML, even if it's just a single word (it's required in XML, but even in HTML3 and 4, it's highly suggested, otherwise you have undefined behavior). Thus, you should be outputting:
print "<input type=\"text\" name=\"address\" value=\"$result[0]\">";

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Re: Re: MySQL, text box anomaly
by joealba (Hermit) on Feb 06, 2002 at 18:52 UTC
    The qq operator is my close friend. It helps you escape from the escapes. :)

    print qq(<input type="text" name="address" value="$result[0]">\n);

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