E-Forms EZ
1998 by James Carr
http://www.azwebpages.com/e-forms

Checklist Before Going Online

If you prefer, you can use the E-Forms Wizard to create e-forms.ini and set the default values for your form. If you supply a value in e-forms.ini, you do not need to place it on your form. Any fields you place on your form override the default values set in e-forms.ini. Remember to upload e-forms.ini to your web server and place it in the same directory as e-forms.exe.

__ Create Feedback Form.

__ Create mail_to field (usually hidden)

__ Create smtp_server field (always hidden)

__ Create mail_from field (usually hidden)

__ Create mail_subject field (usually hidden)

__ Create smtp_port field (always hidden)

__ Create response_page field (always hidden)

__ Create message_text field (always hidden)

__ Set form action to run e-forms.exe with the method as Post. Be sure that your action points to the proper directory such as /cgi-bin/e-forms.exe.

__ Make sure that the e-forms.exe, Response Page, Message Text, Receipt Text (optional) and Error Page (optional) are all your web server in the proper directories.

Note: If you prefer not to make a message_text file, E-Forms will create a message for you on the fly. You can set the type of message it creates using the default_format field.

__ Create Response Page

__ Include a link back to somewhere in your web site using the full URL (http://www.mydomain.com/mypage.htm).

__ Set response_page field

__ Place the file in the proper directory (cgi-bin for example)

__ Create Message Text file (Optional)

__ All user created fields in Feedback Form accounted for

__ Set message_text field

__ Place the file in the proper directory (cgi-bin for example)

__ Create Information Missing Page (optional)

__ Set info_missing_page field

__ Place the file in the proper directory (cgi-bin for example)

__ Create Error Page (optional)

__ Include ucgi_error_desc macro

__ Set error_page field

__ Place the file in the proper directory (cgi-bin for example)

___ Create Receipt Text (Optional)

___ Set value for receipt_text, receipt_subject and receipt_from

__ Place the file in the proper directory (cgi-bin for example)

___ Set Results File Value(Optional)

___ Set value for results_file field.

__ If you want to use a template, create a results_file_template file and set the value of this field.

__ If you want the Results File to be reset each time the form is processed, set delete_results_file to Yes..