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This step-by-step article describes how to use hidden fields in Microsoft Expression Web, in Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007, or in Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003 forms.
When a user uses a Web browser to view a form, and then types information in the fields on the form, when the user submits the form, the browser passes the values that the user has typed in each of the form fields to the form handler. The <form> tag's action attribute specifies the value that the browser passes to the form handler.
For example, if your form field is a text box, the browser sends the values of each of the form fields between the <form> and the </form> tags to the form handler. The Save Results Form Handler and the Registration Form Handler are examples of form handlers.
Adding hidden form fieldsTo create hidden fields in your forms in Expression Web, in SharePoint Designer 2007, and in FrontPage 2003, follow these steps:
Use hidden form fields with the Registration Form HandlerTo use the Registration Form Handler to save hidden fields, follow these steps:
For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260535/ )Cannot change the hidden form field values in FrontPage 2000
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/194156/ )How to create a registration Web in FrontPage 98
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/193955/ )Overview of FrontPage 98 components
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/177092/ )Overview of FrontPage Discussion Web architecture
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/197735/ )No access to Form Properties by right-clicking form field in FrontPage 2000
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/183049/ )Save Results Form Handler and four-digit year format in FrontPage 98
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/197605/ )You see a "FrontPage Save Result Component" message instead of a form when view a page that contains a form