Re: FORM tag use

Gerald W. Edgar (gerald@blegga.freerange.com)
Tue, 13 Feb 1996 08:22:43 -0800 (PST)


Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 08:22:43 -0800 (PST)
From: "Gerald W. Edgar" <gerald@blegga.freerange.com>
To: MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com>
Cc: Jonsm@aol.com, www-html@www10.w3.org
Subject: Re: FORM tag use
In-Reply-To: <199602130228.SAA22508@server.livingston.com>
Message-Id: <Pine.SOL.3.91.960213082039.26573C-100000@blegga.freerange.com>



On Mon, 12 Feb 1996, MegaZone wrote:

> Once upon a time Jonsm@aol.com shaped the electrons to say...
> >Most of the forms I've seen only use one <FORM></FORM> combination on the
> >page, however the DTD allows as many forms in a document as you want. Do
> >people use this feature? I've never run across a multiple form page myself,
> >but they may exist. 

Not only multiple FORMS allowed, but multiple submit buttons with different
values work too. I have used the latter when I wanted a multi-part CGI form
with both forward and back buttons on the form.

Gerald Edgar
Dev. Mgr. Free Range Media
Commercial Internet Development.
> 
> I think I saw one:
> <http://www.match.com/>
> 
> A kind of personals page I kicked around in a while back when I landed on it.
> One of their search pages had a section at the top 'Search by name' and at
> the bottom 'search by region'.  Two submit buttons...
> 
> I could go find it again if you want to see the HTML.
> 
> -MZ
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