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From: "Paul J dot Boyes" <boyes at eskimo dot com>
Subject: Sybperl resources
Date: Jul 20 2000 5:30AM

At 12:01 AM 7/20/00 EDT, you wrote:
>			    SYBPERL-L Digest 520
>Topics covered in this issue include:
>  1) Sybperl resources
>	by Julia Stone 
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>Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 12:38:17 -0400
>From: Julia Stone 
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>Subject: Sybperl resources
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>I need a good resource for Sybperl ... or any book that informs one how
>to handle various options on your form that behind the scenes deal with
>your queries.  For example, if I want users to be able to select from an
>ORDER popup menu, and sort by various fields ... I am not completely
>clear on how this happens.  I have seen a few examples, but they are not
>completely clear to me.  If anyone knows of anything online, or any book
>that explains such topics please forward the information to me.  Thanks.
>Julia Stone

What type of forms are you using?  Is is an html based front end?  You may
want to check out the relatively new book on DBI,  Or, go to and select
the database category in the search drop down in the upper right hand
corner.  Also, you can perldoc the sybperl or dbi modules.  Also, is a great

Hope this helps.