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How do i print HTML <SCRIPT> tag

How do i print HTML <SCRIPT> tag

How do i print HTML <SCRIPT> tag

(OP)
Hi,
  I've tried printing HTML code using a perl script. It works if I put the actually javascript inside the <SCRIPT> tags but if I link the script tag to a javascript file, I get an error "failed to execute send_form.js"
Anyone know how to fix this?

This works:
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE=JAVASCRIPT TYPE="TEXT/JAVASCRIPT">
      <!-- Hide script from older browsers
      function isNum(passedvalue) {
        if (passedvalue == "")
  return true

for (n=0; n < passedvalue.length; n++) {
  if ((passedvalue.charAt(n) < "0") ¦¦ (passedvalue.charAt(n) > "9"))
    return false
}

return true;
      }
</SCRIPT>

but this doesn't:
 <SCRIPT src="send_form.js"
LANGUAGE=JAVASCRIPT TYPE="TEXT/JAVASCRIPT">
    </SCRIPT>

Regards,
Hung

RE: How do i print HTML <SCRIPT> tag

Hi Hung, what error are you getting if any?  What happens when you run the script?

fortytwo
will@hellacool.co.uk
my test site

RE: How do i print HTML <SCRIPT> tag

(OP)
Hi fortytwo,
   Basically, when i look at the error log, i get could not execute script. However, I've checked the read/write/execute permission and they are fine. I've ran the script fine using just an HTML file. Also,the javascript works fine if I use Perl and print the code of the javascript right right into the HTML page. But if I print the script tag with a "src=.." in it then the script fails. Is this because of my javascript or my Perl script?

Wunderbar

RE: How do i print HTML <SCRIPT> tag

I would have thought it would have been because of your javascript.  The script should give the browser a valid html page that can then have the javascript analysed.

fortytwo
will@hellacool.co.uk
my test site

RE: How do i print HTML <SCRIPT> tag

hey,

the problem that i believe is the problem lies in the " . Perl is probably recognizing that and waiting for something to happen after or beofore it..instead of:

<SCRIPT src="send_form.js"
LANGUAGE=JAVASCRIPT TYPE="TEXT/JAVASCRIPT">
    </SCRIPT>

try:

print "<SCRIPT src='send_form.js'
LANGUAGE=JAVASCRIPT TYPE='TEXT/JAVASCRIPT'>
    </SCRIPT>";

always works for me :oÞ

RE: How do i print HTML <SCRIPT> tag

Or, you could write it like this:

print "<SCRIPT src=\"send_form.js\" LANGUAGE=JAVASCRIPT TYPE=\"TEXT/JAVASCRIPT\">\n";


That should work.

-Vic

RE: How do i print HTML <SCRIPT> tag

Nice tip from Tom Anderson about quoting:

Using qq~~; means that you don't have to escape the quotes.

For example, you could write this:

print "<input type=\"text\" name=\"$name\" value=\"$value\">";

or this:

print qq~<input type="text" name="$name" value="$value">~;

Mike
michael.j.lacey@ntlworld.com
Cargill's Corporate Web Site

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