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Last Post: May 6, 2011   (RSS)

Re: [terryally] PHP input code generator

By gkornbluth - May 4, 2011

Hi Terry,

When this form is submitted I assume that it automatically creates (or updates) a record in your database table?

That form can be set up to then reflect the updated values in the database (sound kind of redundant but useful as confirmation of the update).

I guess that I'm not understanding correctly.

Is it that you want your client to be able to output a copy of the submitted data in say a csv format, or are you looking for something else?


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Re: [gkornbluth] PHP input code generator

By terryally - May 4, 2011

Hi Jerry,

As you know, if this was a front-end web form you could easily write into it a mailto() command to format and email the data or it could be displayed and then converted to Word or PDF.

That's the idea. This isn't available in CMSB backend, so I need to create a front-end and before I start writing the page I wanted to know whether CMSB has some hidden talent to provide me with that code that is behind the backend form.


Re: [terryally] PHP input code generator

By Jason - May 4, 2011

Hi Terry,

We don't currently have anything that automatically creates front end forms for you.

If you need to send an email alert when a record is added/modified in the backend, take a look a this post:

This is a plugin created by a member of the forum community that sends emails when records are created/modified. This would probably be a good place to start as you could modify this plugin to fit your particular needs.

Hope this helps
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Re: [Jason] PHP input code generator

By terryally - May 6, 2011

Hi Jason,

This is brilliant. It does the trick. I am easily customise this to what I need.

Thanks. This has saved me a lot of work.