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    this isn't strictly a webdev question. we recently published our Options booklet, and I was asked to cut 'n' paste the returned info into the school website from a word doc. staff had been given/emailed a word doc with a table phrases such as,
    "Why [your subject] is important", and as you can guess, when the booklet went out, (I know it should have been proof read beforehand, but that's another matter), a lot of faculty heads hadn't replaced the "{your subject}" section with their subject.
    It struck me that this could be done properly by having staff fill in an online form which returns an error if there is incorrect or missing information. I want the form not only to do the job, but to make life as straightforward as possible for the repro dept. and myself. TIA

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    Re: forms

    There are php-based form generators on Sourceforge - some that will submit to a mysql database and some that email results to a defined email address.

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    thanks again Craig

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    Re: forms

    If you need help writing the validation code let me know i will see if can help you write up the page.

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    Re: forms

    If you're using Joomla the Facile Forms component add on makes the job easy.

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    Re: forms

    Yeah thats true lots of the opensource CMS have some sort of newsletter management



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