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werid output in the "input" of the form?

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in the perl file:

I have

$firstName = "a b c";


and

in the form, I put
print"<input type ='text' input name='firstName' value=$firstName >\n";

while I check the output of it, it only
show in the input text of $firstName as
"a" not "a b c", why?
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you have to print the line as follows...

print"<input type ='text' input name='firstName' value=\"$firstName\">\n";


NOTE: the \" and \" before and after $firstName. Without these quotes, HTML reads  value=a b c and therfore accepts only a.

With the quotes it will be read as value="a b c"

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