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From Torsten Schlabach <tschlab...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [CForms] How to send data from a form in an email?
Date Sat, 12 Feb 2005 16:04:36 GMT
 >> I haven't got around using CForms and jx, so can't tell how fields
 >> are passed in that case...

But this is 1.000.000 EUR question. The difference is that when using 
CForms / Flowscript there is a layer in between the request values and 
the parsed data.

Regards,
Torsten

Geert Josten schrieb:
> Hi Torsten,
> 
> Many ways to reach your goal. Depends on how much control you want on 
> the process, but I would say, pick the method that you can work out the 
> quickest.. :)
> 
> Catching a value from a HTML form is easy, they come in as request 
> parameters. You can do something like:
> 
>      <map:parameter name="body" 
> value="{request-param:nameoffieldwithbodytext}"/>
> 
> I haven't got around using CForms and jx, so can't tell how fields are 
> passed in that case...
> 
> Grtz,
> Geert
> 
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I have a quite straight forward problem, but I was yet unable to find 
>> a solution.
>>
>> All I want is to have the website visitor enter some information into 
>> a form and have Cocoon email this information somewhere using the 
>> Sendmail  action.
>>
>> I have a matcher in the sitemap which is called from the flowscript, 
>> such as:
>>
>> <map:match pattern="mitgliedsantrag_bestaetigung.jx">
>>   <map:act type="sendmail">
>>     <map:parameter name="smtphost" value="localhost"/>
>>     <map:parameter name="from" value="x@y.com"/>
>>     <map:parameter name="to" value="someone@somewhere.com"/>
>>     <map:parameter name="body" value="... what should I put here ???"/>
>>   </map:act>
>> </map:match>
>>
>> This is called from a flowscript.js:
>>
>> cocoon.sendPage("mitgliedsantrag_bestaetigung.jx", bizdata);
>>
>> The JavaScript array bizdata contains the information collected in a 
>> form.
>>
>> Am I trying the wrong aproach to this?
>>
>> Bonus question:
>>
>> Should I rather set up a pipeline which builds the mail body? I could 
>> use the JX generator to achieve this. But then the question would be: 
>> How do I send the result of a pipeline in an email?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Torsten
>>
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