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  • Emails from Forms in front page

    I am using Front Page to create fill-in forms. I need a form that can be filled out on line, posted to a spreadsheet and the data emailed to the appropriate person. This used to happen in the past on but over recent years, we havenít been able to get the email notifications and it is important that we do. We still can download the csv data but we would like the heads-up achieved with the emails that a new posting has been submitted. Ideas anyone?

  • #2
    Re: Emails from Forms in front page

    Hello RickRoy,

    That is interesting, I will look into your problem and see if I can come up with a solution.



    • #3
      Re: Emails from Forms in front page

      You need to hire a programmer to build the page for you. What you need is something simple so an experienced programmer should take more that 30 min to create the page.

      Below is a sample of how the page will work. Save the code to a file named email.asp and place it on your site. Then visit the page by going to The page will ask for an email address. When the form is submitted it will save the email address to a file named /cgi-bin/EmailAddresses.csv and it will send an email. Replace in the code with your actual domain name.

      if Request.Form("SubmitForm") = "1" then

      Dim EmailAddress
      EmailAddress = Request("EmailAddress")

      'write to csv file
      Dim FileName
      FileName = Server.MapPath("/cgi-bin/") & "\EmailAddresses.csv"

      Dim objFSO
      Set objFSO = Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

      Dim objLogFile
      Set objLogFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile(FileName, 8, True)

      'send an email
      Dim MyJMail
      Set MyJMail = Server.CreateObject("JMail.Message")
      MyJMail.Logging = True
      MyJMail.From = ""
      MyJMail.FromName = "My Name"
      MyJMail.Subject = "Email Address"
      MyJMail.Body = "Form submitted with " & EmailAddress
      Dim SendValue
      SendValue = MyJMail.Send("")


      The email address has been written to file and an email has been sent.</p>
      <form method="POST" action="email.asp">
      <input type="hidden" name="SubmitForm" Value="1"></p>

      Enter your email address.

      <input type="text" name="EmailAddress" size="20"></p>

      <input type="submit" value="Submit" name="B1"></p>
      end if


      • #4
        Re: Emails from Forms in front page

        Thank you Tony...