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Using Perl to fill out an HTML form?

Posted on 2001-07-12
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Is there a way to get perl to fill out an HTML form ?

ie. go to www.altavista.com 
            enter in "PERL"
            hit search

How can I do this with a perl script?
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Question by:Alex_Tong
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#is this what you want to do?
use LWP::Simple;
getprint('http://www.altavista.com/sites/search/web?q=perl');
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