* Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> Troy Piggins wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> The policy regarding remembering or not remembering values should
>>> probably depend on:
>>> 1) The browser
>> Indeed this seems to be a large part of it. We use Firefox on all
>> workstations, and despite ticking the checkbox in
>> options->privacy->saved form information to save form info entered
>> into web pages, it does not work.
>> However MS IE *does* remember the same data entered into the same
> If you have entire forms with open textboxes, this might be considered
> a _bad_ behaviour. The Windows terminals that we have set up for
> students to log in connection problems illustrate this issue. One can
> just press back (In Explorer sadly) and see all the correspondence of
> the previous person to use the terminal.
The forms I speak of are for generating faxes. It is only a small
company, and security is not a risk in terms of someone going back in
history and seeing a fax someone else sent. Unfortunately the large
open text box is the best way I could think of doing it.
>> Done as mentioned above. MS IE works fine, Firefox (preferred by me)
>> does not :-(
>> "MS IE works fine"
:-) I hear ya! I meant it did what I wanted for a change.
> Saving form values can also be interpreted as "does not work".
> Security verus ease of use.
Yeah, in this case I want the latter, not the former.
>> I don't know what you mean by 'page source' - do you mean the actual
>> .php code? Or the httpd server config files?
> You can program something that will fetch the values at each step
> (assuming a multi-page form-filling process). It can then send back
> the values to the form. In other words, forms will be saved
> progressively rather than once -- upon completion.
Might try that. When I have some more time on weekends.
Thanks for all your help Roy.
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