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how do i call a perl script on onClick event of the button

by turumkhan (Novice)
on Jun 29, 2001 at 19:18 UTC ( #92667=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
turumkhan has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I have a button(not of the type submit) on the html form how do i call perl script on the click of that button.
Note: The button is of the type button not submit.
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Re: how do i call a perl script on onClick event of the button
by Chady (Priest) on Jun 30, 2001 at 12:14 UTC

    not actually Perl related, it's javascript related, and it won't run with JavaScript disabled browsers... your best bet is to use a submit button, other wise, add this to the input tag:

    onClick = "self.location=' +=passed';"

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