how to append cgi FieldStorage Class instance

Fuzzyman fuzzyman at
Fri Jul 29 10:12:06 CEST 2005

praba kar wrote:
> Dear All,
>     I have doubt in python cgi script. I describe
> that doubt with below code
> import cgi
> form = cgi.FieldStorage()
> passwd = form['passwd'].value
> print passwd
> But Now I want to assign some value to form['passwd']
> field value
> form['passwd'] = 'surese'
> Now If I try to print
> print form['passwd'].value. It will raise error.
> So kinldy let me how to edit or append instance
> of FieldStorage class

A form *isn't* a dictionary, this means that your code :
    form['passwd'] = 'surese'

is wrong.
Turn the form into a dictionary and use that.
Why are you trying to assign values directly in the form ?

Best Regards,


> regards
> PRabahar
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