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PERL TO HTML FORM

by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 05, 2002 at 20:02 UTC ( #136542=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

hi all, HOW CAN I PUT SOME DATA INTO THE HTML FORM TEXT FIELDS USING CGI AND PERL. IS THIS POSSIBLE PLZ HELP ... Thanks in advance -Kiran

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Re: PERL TO HTML FORM
by jonjacobmoon (Pilgrim) on Jan 05, 2002 at 20:28 UTC
    Why are you yelling? You seem very excited.... :)

    What you need is a template processing solution. I use Template::Toolkit myself. What you can do is:

    <input type="text" name="foo" value="[% bar %]">

    in you html. The html form is printed by the template processor (ie. Template::Toolkit or whatever), and all variables within the special tags (in this case [% %} are replaced.

    I am sure that CGI.pm offers a solutions as well, but I don't use it for this so I don't know the syntax but you easy research that if you decide to go that way.

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