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pass a js variable to CGI

Posted on 2000-05-08
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Last Modified: 2013-12-25
I need a confirm window for the CGI, I want to use confirm() function in JS. How do I pass return value of confirm() to my cgi program? Can anybody give me a sample code please?

Question by:Embt
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Expert Comment

ID: 2790720
this is html code
<FORM method="GET" action="mycgi.cgi" onsubmit="confirm_mesg()" ;>

<script language="JavaScript">
function confirm_mesg() {
confirm("do you really want post form?\n");

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Author Comment

ID: 2793075
Thanks for response. My problem is I need to pass the result(which is true of false) of confirm() to my CGI program. how do I do this?

Accepted Solution

lambda earned 150 total points
ID: 2795473
Try this

<script LANGUAGE="javascript">
function callIt ()
      val1 = confirm ("Yes or no?");
      return false;

<form name="frm1" onSubmit="callIt ()">
<input type="submit" name="btnSubmit" value="Click">


Expert Comment

ID: 2795490
Change the form tag :

<form name="frm1" method="post" onSubmit="callIt ()">


Author Comment

ID: 2811086
sorry for the rejection.

I haven't tested out lambda's proposed answer, but it looks like works. so I'll give the credit to him/her

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