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Pass value from static page to APEX

Static HTML form will create & send URL string with value and =, since APEX doesn't accept =, is there a way we can force the static form tag to use : instead of = ?
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Dave BaldwinFixer of Problems
Most Valuable Expert 2014

That might JSON syntax and javascript may be able to do that for you.  Here's some info http://www.w3schools.com/json/json_eval.asp  but I don't understand it.
You can put the value of the variable into the URL:


Assumed you have a P1_VARIABLE item on page 1.

You can use javascript to go to the definate page:

Change the "submit" button into a regular button, ad an onClick event handler, to point to a javascript function.
Then create that function that reads your form and in the end go to the URL created like that.