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package WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller::Value::Random;
use strict;
use base 'WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller::Value';
use Data::Random qw(rand_enum);

use vars qw( $VERSION );
$VERSION = '0.12';

sub new {
  my ($class,$name,@values) = @_;
  my $self = $class->SUPER::new($name);
  $self->{values} = [ @values ];


sub value {
  my ($self,$input) = @_;
  my @values;
  @values = @{$self->{values}}
    if ($self->{values});

  # Pick a choice among the allowed values for this input
  # unless we got some prespecified values
  @values = $input->possible_values unless scalar @values;
  rand_enum( set => \@values, size => 1 );



=head1 NAME

WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller::Value::Random - Randomly fill out a HTML form field


=for example begin

  use WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller;
  use WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller::Value::Random;

  my $f = WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller->new();

  # Create a random value for the HTML field "login"

  my $login = WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller::Value::Random->new( login => "root","administrator","corion" );
  $f->add_value( login => $login );

  # Alternatively take the following shorthand, which adds the
  # field to the list as well :

  # If there is no password, put a random one out of the list there
  my $password = $f->add_filler( password => Random => "foo","bar","baz" );

=for example end

=for example_testing
  require HTML::Form;
  my $form = HTML::Form->parse('<html><body><form method=get action=/>
  <input type=text name=login />
  <input type=text name=password />
  like( $form->value('login'), qr/^(root|administrator|corion)$/, "Login gets set");
  like( $form->value('password'), qr/^(foo|bar|baz)$/, "Password gets set");


This class provides a way to write a randomly chosen value into a HTML field.

=over 4

=item new NAME, LIST

Creates a new value which will correspond to the HTML field C<NAME>. The C<LIST>
is a list of items one of which will be returned for each call to C<value()>.
There is no persistence of these values. For items that can only take a finite
set of elements, a random element out of that list is taken by default.

=item name [NEWNAME]

Gets and sets the name of the HTML field this value corresponds to.

=item value FIELD

Returns the value to put into the HTML field.


=head2 EXPORT

None by default.


This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

Copyright (C) 2002,2003 Max Maischein

=head1 AUTHOR

Max Maischein, E<lt>corion@cpan.orgE<gt>

Please contact me if you find bugs or otherwise improve the module. More tests are also very welcome !

=head1 SEE ALSO

L<WWW::Mechanize>, L<WWW::Mechanize::Shell>, L<WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller>, L<WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller::Value::Value>,
L<WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller::Value::Default>, L<WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller::Value::Fixed>, L<WWW::Mechanize::FormFiller::Value::Interactive>