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amatocianmon

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i amy trying to create a form so that people can enter information, then have it emailed to me. this is what i have



<form action="mailto:[email protected]" method="get" enctype="text" name="Joinform">
Your Name: <input name="namer" type="text" size="20" maxlength="60"><br>
Your Forum Username<input name="forumname" type="text" size="20" maxlength="60"> (Leave blank if you are not a forum member)<br>
Your Email Address: <input name="email" type="text" size="20" maxlength="80"><br>
A Description of why you should be on the team (Include details about some of your work)<br>
<textarea name="reason" cols="30" rows="12" wrap="virtual"></textarea><br>
<INPUT TYPE="submit" VALUE="Submit">

</form>


But when i test it and press submit, it just opens outlook express, and i dont recive an email. Can someone tell me how to fix this. Thanks in advance!

(btw, this is my first attempt at a form, so tell me if im doing something wrong)
 
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That's what its supposed to do.

If you want to send the email automatically, you need to use a serverside language like PHP, Perl, or ASP.
 
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<html>
<body>
<form action="MAILTO:[email protected]" method="post" enctype="text/plain">

<h3>This form sends an e-mail to W3Schools.</h3>
Name:<br>
<input type="text" name="name"
value="yourname" size="20">
<br>
Mail:<br>
<input type="text" name="mail"
value="yourmail" size="20">
<br>
Comment:<br>
<input type="text" name="comment"
value="yourcomment" size="40">
<br><br>
<input type="submit" value="Send">
<input type="reset" value="Reset">

</form>
</body>
</html>
 
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