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Backing up a page

Backing up a page

Backing up a page

Is there a mechinism in perl that will will allow me refesh and restart a script.

I have a script that parses output to an html page. From that page I currently have to click the "Back" button on my browser to get back to the entry page. Is there a way I can create a button on my html page that will serve this function ?


RE: Backing up a page

yep... are you wanting a client-side solution, or perl? cause you could easily do this in javascript.


RE: Backing up a page

I was trying to limit it to perl code only.


RE: Backing up a page

why dont you just make a link on your page to go back to the form? it doesn't make sense to make a trip to the server to redirect back to the page you came from.

or use javascript to go back.


RE: Backing up a page

I can barely code in perl. Javescript I am lost :(

I will follow up in the linking idea. It seems like the best approach right now given my resources.



RE: Backing up a page

You don't need to program in javascript to do it, just include a link on the page like this:

<a href="javascript:history.go(-1)">go back</a>

That will do it.

RE: Backing up a page

This is I was trying to do.

goBoating helped me out with this.

    print "<A HREF=\"payroll.pl\"> Refresh Form</A>";

Thanks for the helps everyone.

(Hopefully some day I too can be a Perl guru)


RE: Backing up a page

I didn't say what I used wasn't javascript, just that you didn't have to PROGRAM in javascript. That one's so simple it really doesn't count as programming (at least to me).

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