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leighsww

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« Reply #30 on: January 04, 2004, 10:16:49 PM »
Okay, here's something weird.  I took your source code and entered it into Dreamweaver so I can see everything better.  I didn't see where your hidden tags where via Dreamweaver, but when I look at your source code via text editor, it's there.

Let me look at this more closely and I'll get back to you.

Offline SlavicMarket

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« Reply #31 on: January 04, 2004, 10:19:06 PM »
I tried adding the uselib line, however it simply took over the mailprog, there was no change... still same problem

I am not sure what you mean by my hidden tags being absent... the are just lower becuase the form starts after the picture...  
this is what they look like, perhaps you can see an error?:

<form method="post" action="http://www.slavicmarket.biz/cgi-bin/novice.cgi">
<input type="hidden" name="subject" value="CD Order">
<input type="hidden" name="success_page" value="http://www.slavicmarket.biz/thanks.html">
<input type="hidden" name="required" value="lastname,firstname,address,city,state,country,zip,email">

leighsww

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« Reply #32 on: January 04, 2004, 11:40:15 PM »
This is a dilemma.  Okay, I found this page ...

http://www.noviceforms.com/faq.phtml

If you can't find any help with that info, then here are some other suggestions:

1) try adding the "sort" variable/tag to your html.
2) try changing from "sendmail" to "SMTP" settings and see what happens.
3) download the script again from the original source to make sure that something wasn't accidentally altered that is needed.

Offline SlavicMarket

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« Reply #33 on: January 05, 2004, 04:09:58 PM »
I wrote an email to the creator of the scritp, here is what he had to say. I am not sure what that means and what I have to change and where. Can you help?
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It could be that your server has either a realy
old build of Linux or Windows, or has variables turned
off. Because it would seem that your server is not
picking up the PERL variable: $ENV{'CONTENT_LENGTH'}

Which should cary all POST variables.

If you send me the form url location I will take a
look at it, but this seems to be the problem. I would
check with either your host or system administrartor
for addititional help.

Seth

leighsww

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« Reply #34 on: January 05, 2004, 04:22:47 PM »
I use the bnbform.cgi script and have that variable in my script, yet my forms work.

Hmmm.  Let me look at something again and I'll be back.

leighsww

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« Reply #35 on: January 05, 2004, 04:58:34 PM »
Okay, I am stumped as to what may be going wrong for you.

Have you done the 3 things that I mentioned above?

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1) try adding the "sort" variable/tag to your html.
2) try changing from "sendmail" to "SMTP" settings and see what happens.
3) download the script again from the original source to make sure that something wasn't accidentally altered that is needed.


If you did and those still didn't work, then you will either:

1) need to wait for someone else to help you
2) you may want to check with tech support to find out if there is something with the server, like Seth said, or
3) the only thing I can do for you at this point is if you want to use the script I use.

At least with a script I am familiar with, I can step you through making that script work for you (unless there is something different with your server from mine).

Before you do that, though I would recommend that you backup your previous form (just name it something different) which has the hidden tags that correspond with the novice.cgi.  We don't want to get rid of it, in case you decide to switch back.

Let me know if you want to give it a shot and we'll get started.


Offline SlavicMarket

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« Reply #37 on: January 05, 2004, 10:19:10 PM »
Thanks alot!!!
I got it working guys! Yea, I needed to add that line... I dont know how I missed it.
You guys have been a great deal of help, I apprecieate it alot.
It was hard to install this script and get it working cuz I am a big n00b, but you guys have been awesome.
c ya later :yey:

leighsww

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« Reply #38 on: January 05, 2004, 11:25:48 PM »
Quote from: SlavicMarket
Yea, I needed to add that line... I dont know how I missed it.


What line (just so we know what the problem was for others in the future)?

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« Reply #39 on: January 06, 2004, 03:05:05 PM »
The thing that finally solved it, was adding the "sort" variable line in the hidden tags of the form page