Re: forms question

Rick Romkey (
Fri, 19 Aug 1994 15:57:49 +0200

> You could use hidden fields in the form to store status
> eg
> <input type="hidden" name="status" value="put status info here ">
> I've made this work quite well in a search screen. If you need lots
> of status you can of course add more hidden fields - status1, status2
> etc.
> (BTW why can we only have 1 submit button per form - allowing more
> would improve the quality of forms interfaces no end, and doesn't
> seem technically difficult?)

Or if you have a whole mess of stuff you need to store, a sneakier
way to do it would be to store everything in /tmp under a unique
filename (perhaps named for the first PID the user is assigned) and
then just pass the PID (or filename) from form to form.


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