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Re: Show / hide text field in cgi.pm application

by sflitman (Hermit)
on Jun 26, 2010 at 22:54 UTC ( #846735=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Show / hide text field in cgi.pm application

You need some javascript to do this. In your header include the following:
<script language='text/javascript'> var oText=document.getElementById('MyTextField'); function toggle_display(n) { if (n=='show') { oText.style.visibility='visible'; } else if (n=='hide') { oText.style.visibility='hidden'; } } </script>
And in your CGI.pm generated text fields, include properties
for the controlling field: onchange=>'toggle_display(this.value)' for MyTextField: id=>'MyTextField'
It's really more of a javascript/css problem, but it can be solved within the CGI.pm framework.

HTH,
SSF

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