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rex johnson
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Joined: Feb 27, 2002
Posts: 14
Is it possible to link to a site and prepopulate fields on their home page without passing parameters.
Our website is linking to a business partner's website and would like to pass information to their home page and prepopulate certain fields.
They cannot allocate resource to amend their site to accept parameters.

I have seen this done with some web sites and I think that they did this using java applets. I just wondered if anybody had done something similar with applets and could point me to any useful documentation.
Joe Ess
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Joined: Oct 29, 2001
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You could use java.net.URLConnection to download the parameters remotely, but you'd either have to connect back to the server the applet was downloaded from or digitally sign the applet.


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