[TriLUG] Question for web/CGI people
matthew.todd at alumni.duke.edu
Tue Aug 10 16:33:08 EDT 2004
On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 04:12:54PM -0400, Andrew Perrin wrote:
> When a reviewer is assigned to a book, I want two distinct things to
> happen: (1) a letter is generated, to be printed and sent out by
> snail-mail; and (2) the user is redirected back to a blank assignment
On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 16:17, David Rasch wrote:
> I would suggest you add an onclick event to a link or an onsubmit
> popup PDF (which could be from a Perl script), and then redirect your
> current window to a new location
Warning, you'll find your efforts stymied by some popup blockers.
We've found Google's to be particularly strict.
If there's any way to re-shape the user interaction to avoid both things
having to happen at once, I'd recommend it.
Or (ugh) frames somehow? -- Matthew
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