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Thanks for your reply vkon, but as I mentioned I already know about adding -d:ptkdb to the perl header line to activate the Perl TK Debugger. My question is how to determine the name of the Perl program which gets executed when the Submit button is clicked on the web page.

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    [james28909]: and i need to format those special instances into an absolute date instead of "yesterday"
    [stevieb]: ask a question on SoPW, and include at least a half-dozen examples of the input, and at least one example of expected output
    [davido]: Exactly: SoPW. This isn't going to be solved easily in the CB.
    [james28909]: in need "yesterday" and so on, to be absolute like "1" or "31"
    [stevieb]: ...and throw some of your existing code into the equation as well, just so readers know you've given a try at it ;)
    [james28909]: ok
    [stevieb]: davido thanks for the link ;) I was being the typical lazy
    [davido]: date parsing is hard. The more examples you can provide of the input (within reason) and expected output, the better.
    [stevieb]: agreed. That's why I said at least a half-dozen. If enough of the different formats are present, the date/time folk may not have to request more. If they do, then at least there was a decent base to start with
    [stevieb]: I do date and time transformations in both Perl and Python, but not frequently enough to not have to search for the format params etc ;)

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