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Old November 17th, 2006, 05:57 PM
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I am in need of some urgent help with a contact form and don't know where to begin with ASP. Any chance of creating with the following fields:

Enquiry: (drop box with: Advertisement, Sponsorship, Other)

My site is waiting to go live once this is done, so really appreciated if this can be done. Thank you in advance...

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You can use good old-fashioned html for your form, like this:

<form name="myform" action="contact.asp" method="post">
Then you make your little textboxes like this:
Name: <input type-"text" name="name"><br />
City: <input type="text" name="city"><br />
(same thing for e-mail except the name should be "email"). Now you make your dropdown box like this:

Enquiry: <select name="enquiry">
Last, you'll need a submit button and a reset button, like this:

<input type="submit" value="Submit"> 
<input type="reset" value="Cancel">
Now you're ready to make your asp file, called "contact.asp", but before you can begin to code it, you need to know exactly what you want to do with the data that is being entered into the form. Do you want to just display it on the screen, or do you have something else you want to do with it? For displaying it, you'll do something like:

Name: <%=Request.Form("name")%>
Do the same thing with city, email, and enquiry. Sorry for being long-winded. Hope this helps! :)

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