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Posted on 1998-11-25
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I am trying to set up a PERL script that prints a web page to the screen as well as setting a cookie up on the client. When I try to do this with the following code:

print "Set-Cookie: id=$id\;";
print "Content-type:text/html\n\n";
print<<web;
 <HTML>
<head><title></head></title>
<body bgcolor=white>
  <CENTER>
 <table width=450>
<th bgcolor=navy colspan=4><center><font color=yellow>The Following was added to
 your shopping basket:</font></center></th>
<tr bgcolor=yellow>
    <td>Quantity</td>
And so on....

It ends up setting the cookie, but then prints all the HTML code as plain text. Anyone know why this is happening and how to prevent it?

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by:martinag
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Does this work for you?
print "Set-Cookie: id=$id\n";

Martin
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by:rrivers
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That $##%#$ did it! I had no idea those stupid little new line characters were so improtant!
The points are yours..
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Thanks.

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