You could use HTML hidden fields:
<input type="hidden" name="someusefulnametoyourapp" value="yourref">
You'll need to put these inside a <form> element or Netscape browsers will
simply ignore them.
From: Nadim Bakhshov [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 28 February 2001 12:20
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Subject: Re: Hidden fields in HTML
I have an XML stream that comes back from a database with a particular
column (Ref). When I transform this through XSL ninety-nine percent of the
time I will not be displaying this 'Ref' column.
However, I need to keep this column in my HTML as a hidden field: when a
user clicks a row this 'Ref' value is passed to an object which gets some
Can anyone help? How can I keep this column in? Do I hard code the XSL with
this as a row cell? If I do that, how do I hide it?
Thanks in advance