Submitting a Web form to my email address

I have Office 97 and I am trying to allow customers to send info from an ordering form on my webpage to my email address. I am using a webpage I built with Word 97. I am trying to link the submit button to my email address. I tried the hyperlink emailto:olsonl@netzero.net, but nothing happens. How do I link this page to my email address.
 
olsonleeAsked:
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Lee W, MVPConnect With a Mentor Technology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I'm assuming that "olsonl@netzero.net" is your e-mail address.  Go to the following web page - I have created a demonstration form for you.  If you fill out the form, your e-mail address will receive the results.  Again, it won't look pretty, but it will work.

To truly do something "pretty" (for you - it may look wonderful to the user even if it the results don't to you), you need to use some more advanced CGI programs or possibly Microsoft Front Page.  
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
In the <FORM...> tag, try setting the

Action=""

to read

ACTION="mailto:myemailaddress@myisp.com"

(substituting your correct e-mail address, of course).

(Note that info from the form will not look pretty when you get it - you may have to clean things up a bit.  The data WILL be there, just not formatted in a clearly readable way).
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olsonleeAuthor Commented:
I couldnt find the Action= on my page, I inserted it right after submit but I still receive no email.
<FONT FACE="Arial" COLOR="#000080"><P>
<INPUT TYPE="TEXT" MAXLENGTH="50" NAME="E-mail">
</FONT></TD>
<TD WIDTH="43%" VALIGN="TOP" COLSPAN=2>
<P>&nbsp;</TD>
</TR>
<TR><TD WIDTH="3%" VALIGN="TOP">
<P>&nbsp;</TD>
<TD WIDTH="15%" VALIGN="TOP" COLSPAN=2>
<P><A HREF="mailto:olsonl@netzero.net"><FONT FACE="Arial" COLOR="#000080">
<INPUT TYPE="SUBMIT">ACTION="mailto:olsonl@netzero.net>
 
</FONT></A></TD>
<TD WIDTH="83%" VALIGN="TOP" COLSPAN=6>
<FONT FACE="Arial" COLOR="#000080"><P>
<INPUT TYPE="RESET"><B><I>email-----</B></I> </FONT><A

HREF="olsonl@netzero.net"><B><I><FONT FACE="Arial">olsonl@netzero.net</B></I></FONT></A></TD></TR>
<TR><TD WIDTH="3%" VALIGN="TOP">
<P>&nbsp;</TD>
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Do you have this page on a web site currently?  Could you provide me the link to it and I'll look over your code?  (I'm not quite an HTML "EXPERT", but I do a lot of it myself and have a good understanding of things).  I'll look it over and tell you where you should put that...
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Sorry, forgot to post the URL:
http://hunt184-29.optonline.net/leew/ee.html
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olsonleeAuthor Commented:
http://www.olsonl.homepage.com/ I used Front Page but I am not able to figure out how to build a page for "submit" to send my form responces to. I thought I would just submit them to email, but to a page would be better. Front page help doesn't really explain how to do it in laymans language.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Where's the page with the form (if you don't want to go "live" with that page, I understand, but put it somewhere on the web site (don't link to it and give it a different name - like index-form.html) and let me see it.  Right now, your current page has an error - the link for your e-mail address should be
<a href="mailto:olsenl@netzero.net">olsenl@netzero.net</a>

You currently have it set to

<a href="http://olsenl.homepage.com/olsenl@netzero.net">olsenl@netzero.et</a>

And that won't work.

Are you referring to this web page (that you're having problems with)?
http://olsonl.homepage.com/orders.htm
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olsonleeAuthor Commented:
sorry its http://olsonl.homepage.com no www in it.
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olsonleeAuthor Commented:
yes /orders
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olsonleeAuthor Commented:
yes /orders
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olsonleeAuthor Commented:
I guess I will have to find me an tutorial on front page express. thanks
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