4 May 2017

STEP INVOLVED TO CREATE FORM USING DREAMWEAVER 8

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STEP INVOLVED TO CREATE FORM USING DREAMWEAVER 8

           
    

ACCESSING THE FORMS TOOLBAR


On the Common toolbar click the word Common and Select Forms from the list.

HOW TO SET UP A FORM

Form include in webdesign let user input their data to your website, form I nclude the process of getting user to register on your site, with a great help of dreamweaver let webdesigner or webprogrammer  to design forms to webpage in simple processing step that include. Also help to link data base to forms easily.
This post we so much help you to set up your own website forms in simple step by step procedure that include in desgn site form using dreamweaver 8, today usifgn dreamweaver help a lot to designer of website, that  make them to design any website easily.

This are step involved to set up a form using dreamweaver 8


1.                  To begin a form, position your cursor on the page where you want the form to begin. Insert a form object from the Forms Objects Panel by selecting the Insert Form button . All the elements of the form will be inserted within this object to ensure that they will be treated as forms objects by all browsers. A red dotted line box will appear. This is your form and all form objects must be placed within it.

2.                  Right click on the form and select Properties from the menu. The Form Properties Window will open.

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1.                  Type a name for your form in the Form Name box.
2.                  In the Action box type /cgi-bin/submit.
3.                  Select POST in the Method box.
4.                  Your form can now be used with the Submit Setup Tool for Web Page Forms on the UNCP system.

ADD A TEXT BOX

To add a text box   add IMAGE DREAM6  to your form:

1.                  Place your cursor within the form (the dotted red lines) on your page.
2.                  Add a descriptive name for the text box to your page. (Ex. Name:)
3.                  Move the cursor to the point you want the text box to begin then click on the Insert Text Field icon on the Forms Toolbar (or from the menu, select Insert, Form Object, Text Field).
4.                  Right click inside the text box and select Properties from the menu.
     


a. Enter a name for the text box.
b. In Char Width box, enter the number of characters you would like the text box to display.
c. In Max Chars box, enter the number of characters you would like the text box to contain. If this field is blank there is no limit placed on the text that may be entered. If the user’s input exceeds the Char Width, the text will scroll. If the user exceeds the characters allowed, an alert sound is produced.

d. Select the type of text box you want. If you select the multiple line option you may select the number of lines you wish to display. You may choose to wrap the text. Default or off prevents text from wrapping  to the next line. Virtual sets word wrap in the text area. Physical sets woed wrap in the text area and to the data when it submitted for processing.




e. If you want to set default text for a text field, type the text in the Init Value field. This text will be displayed on the form when it initially loads in a user’s browser.

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