[thelist] Form question

Martin Kuplens-Ewart martin at graphicist.com
Fri Mar 23 17:28:00 CST 2001


<form name="myForm" action="script.pl" method="get">
<input type="text" name="name" size=30 maxlength=256>
<input type="submit" name="submit" value="submit">


----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Galvin" <mpgalvin at eircom.net>
To: "thelist" <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 5:57 PM
Subject: [thelist] Form question

> I have a form which requests a name.  I want to use the contents of
> form to call a perl script.  I don't want a second page, requesting
the user
> to click a link to run the perl script.  Ideally, they would think
> submitting their name, but really, they're just running the script.
> the script needs to be called like so
> script.pl?name= ...
> followed by the name the user enters into the form.  If I type in
Mich, and
> click the submit button, I want the script.pl to be run with
name=Mich as
> the parameter.
> Is this at all possible?
> Michael
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