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How to initialise a form?

bakjanos I would like a form prefilled with an Activ variable.

In the On start even handler I would like to read saved variables (email address and name), and I would like them to appear in a form so that the reader has to enter them once for all.

However I do not know whether it is possible to inicialize a form with an Activ variable.

If I want to initialize with a constant, it looks like:
<input type="text" name="name" size="25" maxlength="40" value="{s1}"
But apparently Activ Script is not running when loading a new page.

I would need some solution to intitialize this value when the user opens that specific page.

Is it possible?


Posted on: 8:46 am on March 9, 2006
EBookCompiler Use the DISPLAY Activ Script command

What you need to do is build up a long string with the whole page, then display it

One trick to make this easier:

make predefined variables with the top and bottom of page HTML in them.

Then something like


Posted on: 5:22 pm on March 9, 2006


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