[ic] < character removed during form post

alexander Daree alex at rackst.com
Mon Nov 17 08:01:43 EST 2003

Quoting Michael Goldfarb <mikeg at contactdesigns.com>:
send me the URL to your pages so I can take a look at it also are you saving 
the submitted data?
> >>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.
> >>
> >>Any ideas?
> >>
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> >>
> >ENABLE_HTML=1 would solve your problem
> Unfortunately it isn't working for me. I tried using the tag but it is still
> ignoring "<". I saw based on Racke's post that it is supposed to convert it
> to "&lt;" but even without the enable_html=1 it still just ignores it and
> doesn't even convert it to "&lt;".
> I grepped for "enable_html" and found it in Interpolate.pm. I'm not that good
> with Perl but I tried patching it there but still no luck.
> I then downloaded a new Interpolate.pm, restarted IC, but still no luck.
> Can anybody tell me where in the code and in what file I should be looking to
> make sure that I have this tag?
> Any help is of course much appreciated!
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