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Post addtional data from Javascipt

Joe Brigs
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Joined: Jun 06, 2011
Posts: 60

I'm looking for the best way to do the following: I have a Data Entry Form that I'm validating thru Javascript. I want to Post a Value thats not part of the form depending on the results of an edit. ( i.e. if A == B post 3 else post 4 ) Is this as simple as defining a "Hidden" field on the form and setting it to the result of the if statement ? or is there a better way ? Thanks

As a side question, is there a good site or book that I could read about Forms specifically. I'm coding a pure Data Entry Application , thats writing data to a Database, And I'm finding some of the books I've read about HTML & Javascript dont talk about forms enough.
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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I'd use a hidden input.

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