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I'm just wondering how I would go about having the submit button e-mail the HTML form itself (with all fields filled out) in a zip file or whatever?
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You would have edit your server side script to generate an html page and email it to you. How you do this depends on the server side scripting language you are using.
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hmm, so basically I'd have to code it in to do so? How would I do that? what would be best used? cgi? how would i script that?
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You can download scripts from here: http://www.scriptarchive.com/
They have all the infomation that you need on how to set them up.
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Sorry, I didn't mention Formmail is the one you want.

Jeff
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and this will zip it and e-mail it in a html doc so when i open it all the information that was entered is there?
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and this will zip it and e-mail it in a html doc so when i open it all the information that was entered is there?
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It will send you an email with the information in it, doesn't zip it.  I'm not sure if that can be done...I'll look around for something.
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Okay thanks, and even if it just sends it as an html attachment would be okay as well..
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>> Okay thanks, and even if it just sends it as an html attachment would be okay as well..


it doesn't send as html it sends the info in plain text. but a little modif of formmail will do what you want.
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but I don't know how to modify it, that is the problem
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okay, will it do if the email is in html or do you have to have it as an attachment. ?

look for scripts here otherwise http://cgi.resourceindex.com/
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I'd prefer it as an html attachment, or some type of "acceptable" print format...
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split.
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It is time to clean this abandoned question up.  

I am putting it on a clean up list for CS.

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Per recommendation, force-accepted.

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dorward: points for you at http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Web_Languages/HTML/Q_20340110.html
lexxwern: points for you at http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Web_Languages/HTML/Q_20340111.html
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