Feb 21, 2000, 12:07 AM
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Bring up a console window and work from there. Goto Start, Program Files, MS-DOS Prompt. You then need to navigate to the directory your perl script is in, then type "perl scriptname.pl".
Re: Giving up-can't make any progress whatsoever
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What's happening is that your perl script is printing to the terminal then closing.
As for how to get it to pipe the output to a browser, someone else will have to help you there. I use Linux where I run a web server which supports CGI's.
Good luck, and don't give up yet. Perl is a powerful language, and you'll love it once you've gotten over some of these initial hurdles.