[ic] < character removed during form post

Stefan Hornburg racke at linuxia.de
Sun Nov 16 01:40:44 EST 2003

On Sat, 15 Nov 2003 13:31:05 -0700
Michael Goldfarb <mikeg at contactdesigns.com> wrote:

> 4.8.7
> I am running into a really strange error where the character "<" gets 
> removed from form post values.
> For instance, I have a form post on one page. On the subsequent page I 
> use [value FORMFIELDNAME] to display the field entry.
> One of these form fields allows people to enter HTML so the "<" 
> character is obviously used to begin every HTML tag. When I use [value 
> FORMFIELDNAME] on the subsequent page all of the "<" cahracters are 
> stripped.

This is a security feature. You can use [value name="FORMFIELDNAME" enable_html=1]
to get the original value.


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