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CGI - Perl variable inside a HREF

CGI - Perl variable inside a HREF

CGI - Perl variable inside a HREF

Hello there,

I wonder if anyone can tell me if its possible to have a variable inside a href html link. In other words could i dynamically generate a series of html links by iterating thru an array. For example, like in this perl cgi extract....

for ($i = 1; $i <= 10; $i++) {
 <A href="prog1.cgi?data=${value}">$value</A>

so i am using a different querystring value in the link each interation of the loop. If this is not possible I would appreciate if anyone could suggest something else.

Many thanks in advance ...... :)


RE: CGI - Perl variable inside a HREF

I think what you are looking for is along the lines of an associative array.  I have written an example of use below.



use strict;

my %links = (
    'Google' => 'google.com',
    'Perl'   => 'perl.org',
    'W3C'    => 'w3c.com',

print "content-type: text/html\n\n";

while ( my ( $site, $url ) = each(%links) ) {
    print qq{
        <a href="http://$url">$site</a>

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