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HTML refresh from CGIby awkmonk (Monk)
|on Mar 25, 2003 at 12:50 UTC||Need Help??|
awkmonk has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I hope this is a nice easy one for my esteemed fellow monks.
A have a CGI script that uses frames and has a refresh button on one frame, and a timed refresh on the other frame. The plan is to have the first frame refresh the second (hide complete records, that sort of thing) as the second shows an on-going status.
My problem is that once I hit the refresh button on the first screen, I'm presented with one of Mr Gates's helpful windows informing me that to refresh the screen I must resend the data. This then pops up every 5 seconds thereafter.
I know that the parameter is being passed again, I just don't seem to be able to clear it/not send it. I've tried setting it to null but I can't modify an l-value, so how do I get rid of it?
env is MS Win2K, Perl 5.8 and Apache.
P.S. I promise to buy myself a nice thick O'Reilly book on Perl & HTML, when I can afford it - roll on pay day.