Hidden CGI fields in HTML

Laurence Tratt tratt at dcs.kcl.ac.uk
Tue Aug 10 12:13:44 CEST 1999

In message <37A94EDA.81644EF3 at NOSPAM.strs.co.uk>
          Ian Clarke <I.Clarke at NOSPAM.strs.co.uk> wrote:

> I am using CGI with Python and am trying to find a way that I can generate
> the HTML for a form such that one of the INPUT controls will have a fixed
> value (set when the page is generated by a previous CGI script), that
> CANNOT be edited by the user (or prefereably not even seen) - but will be
> passed to the next CGI script.

As you have realised, this is nothing whatsoever to do with Python. Use a
type of 'hidden' in the HTML input tag.


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