Re: Forms suggestion

Lou Montulli (
Tue, 30 Nov 93 20:30:10 CST

> It looks like no NAME=VALUE pairs are returned for 'submit' entries
> in forms, so it seems to be impossible to do something like:
> <FORM>
> <INPUT NAME="entry">
> <INPUT TYPE="submit" NAME="action" VALUE="Ok">
> <INPUT TYPE="submit" NAME="action" VALUE="Cancel">
> </FORM>
> For some applications it would be interesting to be able to see if
> such a form was submitted
> - via a return in the text field (ie. no action= binding or no value)
> - via the Ok button (action=Ok)
> - via the Cancel button (action=Cancel)
> Is it possible to do something like that?
> I remember I have seen a form with just one submit button, and
> select-options to define the action..

This is not currently possible but I would like to see it become
possible and I suspect that it will be possible sometime in
the future. (is that confusing enough?)

> On a somewhat related note: how do i submit a form in lynx?
> I can edit the fields, but how can i submit??

Sorry, can't do it yet. Ver 2.0.12 had just the beginnings of
forms-mode in it. version 2.1 will contain FULL FORMS SUPPORT.
(all accept image/ismap support that is :)


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