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[eluser]sanguina[/eluser]
The documentation says that to populate form field with form_input() - use:

'value' => 'enter your login id', in the array.

Also to repopulate fields in case of error in entry - we are supposed to do:

'value' => set_value('login'),

I basically want to do both -

i;e - before the user enters anything - the form field should display - "enter your user id" but supposedly he enters wrong details - the form should then be repopulated with the entered data.

How to do this ? thanks

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[eluser]CroNiX[/eluser]
read about the 2nd parameter to set_value() Smile

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[eluser]xtremer360[/eluser]
With html5 there's an attribute called placeholder that you might want to look into.

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[eluser]sanguina[/eluser]
thanks set_value()2nd parameter worked..