gdaly at u.washington.edu
Sun Mar 12 18:11:34 PST 2000
cliffo - try this - it should work with POSTs:
$count = 5; # (or whatever)
while ($num != $count)
my $req = new CGI;
my $name = $req->param("name$num");
Then you could put each one into an array, eg. make $name actually an @
array or a %(list?) and use $num to index it.
On Sun, 12 Mar 2000, C. Olmsted wrote:
> Hey all,
> Yet another non-linux question :) I'm working on a cgi development for
> work. I have a list of input variables on an html form set up like this:
> name1, name2, name3, name4,...
> I would like to create a loop to parse each of the names in turn since
> there could be any arbitrary number of these variables with
> different values for each (the form is dynamic).
> My thinking is something like this...
> for ($i = 1; $i <= $count; $i++)
> $name$i = param('$name$i')
> print $name$i;
> where $count is the number of names that exist in the list.
> Of course this doesn't work since I don't know how to combine
> two variables into one variable name. Is a foreach loop what I really
> want to use?
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