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Thread: Dynamic Forms

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    Unhappy Dynamic Forms

    I am having difficulty writing a JS which creates a dynamic
    form containing all the combined input parameters of all forms
    existing in a page. The purpose of such a form is to make all parameters on the page available to a common server side routine that is actioned when submit is called on the dynamic form.

    Haven't written any code yet as I'm not sure how to approach such a problem.
    Any help will be appreciated.
    Last edited by mr_mak; 07-10-2003 at 12:37 AM.

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    what is your current code? if you post it, the code can be adpated and you can leanr were you are going wrong.

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    I hope this will help you. I have a page with 6 forms on it
    and I submit them all with one button using the following script
    I have included part of my HTML code that shows six forms
    where I enter data and the seventh form combines all of them
    and is submitted. Please note where I placed the submit button.
    the seventh form contains all hidden inputs with all the
    fields that are on the other six forms.

    Hope this is what you need.

    <SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
    function copydata()
    document.formg.text_one.value = document.forma.text_one.value;
    document.formg.a_type.value = document.forma.a_type.value;
    document.formg.rq_name.value = document.forma.rq_name.value;
    document.formg.fl_name.value = document.forma.fl_name.value;
    document.formg.emp_stat.value = document.forma.emp_stat.value;
    document.formg.emp_id.value = document.forma.emp_id.value;
    document.formg.bus_unit.value = document.forma.bus_unit.value;
    document.formg.dpt.value = document.forma.dpt.value;
    document.formg.brfr.value = document.forma.brfr.value;
    document.formg.tt.value = document.forma.tt.value;
    document.formg.text_two.value = document.formb.text_two.value;
    document.formg.text_three.value = document.formc.text_three.value;
    document.formg.text_four.value = document.formd.text_four.value;
    document.formg.text_five.value = document.forme.text_five.value;
    document.formg.text_six.value = document.formf.text_six.value;
    document.formg.oa_0.value = document.formf.oa_0.value;
    return false;


    <form name='forma' onSubmit='return copydata()'>
    <form name='formb' onSubmit='return copydata()'>
    <form name='formc' onSubmit='return copydata()'>
    <form name='formd' onSubmit='return copydata()'>
    <form name='forme' onSubmit='return copydata()'>
    <form name='formf' onSubmit='return copydata()'>
    <input type='submit'>

    <form name="formg" action="yourpage.php" method="post">
    <input type="hidden" name="text_one">
    <input type="hidden" name="text_two">
    <input type="hidden" name="text_three">
    <input type="hidden" name="text_four">
    <input type="hidden" name="text_five">
    <input type="hidden" name="text_six">
    <input type="hidden" name="a_type">
    <input type="hidden" name="rq_name">
    <input type="hidden" name="fl_name">
    <input type="hidden" name="emp_stat">
    <input type="hidden" name="emp_id">
    <input type="hidden" name="bus_unit">
    <input type="hidden" name="dpt">
    <input type="hidden" name="brfr">
    <input type="hidden" name="tt">
    <input type="hidden" name="oa_0">

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    After a quick wiew... I wonder... Why not using a single form?... You may send the all values to the JavaScript function within a single button and use return false and return true to verify values and send them to the CGI when all correct...
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