Mark Stosberg


HTML::ReplaceForm - easily replace HTML form fields with corresponding values


  use HTML::ReplaceForm;
 $modified_html = replace_form($html,$data_href);


This is useful for creating an HTML email message from a web form, while sharing a single template that is used for both purposes.

Keep the form in an include file that is used both on the web and in an email template.

The real, regular HTML in the form will automatically have the form fields replaced with corresponding values by the replace_form() function, which you can then use to send the HTML email.



 $modified_html = replace_form($html,$data_href);

Replace form elements with with a hashref of corresponding data.

Note: For now, replace radio and checkboxes with an X if they are marked. They are troublesome because there are multiple inputs with the same name, and they have labels next to them.


 $html       - Any kind of HTML data structure that HTML::TokeParser::Simple accepts 
 $data_href  a hashref of data that corresponds to the form


There are small bits of HTML design which are currently embedded in here. The user should have control over these.

 - $data is displayed as <strong>$data</strong>
 - A selected checkbox or radio button is displayed as [<strong>X</strong>]
 - An unselected checkbox or radio button is displayed as  [ ]


        Mark Stosberg C<< mark at >> 


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.