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Thread: HTML/Java form to local CSV file
06-16-2010, 05:11 AM #1
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HTML/Java form to local CSV file
As you will notice I don't have any experience with programming and I need what seems like a simple form that I would like to be saved to CSV. I am restricted to using Java and HTML/CSS and the file will be saved to a network computer where all users will have full access. This form needs to be a single file and the saved csv file needs to be saved in a “data” folder where the form is located.
I don’t mind reading and trying to learn how to make this happen but I just don’t know where to go or what to learn. I’m guessing this will need to be done in Java as I don’t think HTML/CSS can save the completed form to CSV. If you know of any resources I can read that will target the specific task I have described please, please let me know. I am also very open to help if anyone would like to give me some tips.
To say it again... I'm not asking for a free handout for a project that I am working on. I don't mind learning..... But on the other hand I won't turn a handout down ;)
For now I need to prove functionality that this can be done. I don’t need anything to look spectacular, just functional.
Here is what I have in mind for what I’m trying to do:
<HTML> <TITLE> Feedback Form </TITLE> <HEAD> </HEAD> <Center> <FORM action="test.com" method="post"> <fieldset class="contact_fieldset" style= "border-style: none;"> <table class="contact_table" border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0 > <tr> </tr> <tr> <td class="department_td"></td> <td><input type="radio" name="group1" value="department1"> Department 1 <input type="radio" name="group1" value="department2" checked>Department 2 <input type="radio" name="group1" value="department3"> Department 3 </td> </tr> <tr> <td class="email_td">Your Email:</td> <td><input type=text name=email_address size=25></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="ID_td">Your ID:</td> <td><select> <option name="employee1" value="employee11111">11111</option> <option name="employee2" value="employee22222">22222</option> <option name="employee3" value="employee33333">33333</option> </select> </td> </tr> <tr> <td class="comment_td">Comments:</td> <td><textarea name=commentarea rows="4" cols="25"></TEXTAREA></td> </tr> </table> </fieldset> <input type="button" name="Submit" value="Submit"> </form> </center> </body> </html>
I am thinking the first line in the CSV file would look like:
| 6/15/10 20:38 | Department 1 | firstname.lastname@example.org | 11111 | This is a test |
Thank you all so much for any help!
06-16-2010, 07:30 AM #2
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You will need to use a server-side language such as PHP.
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