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Topic: Re: autosave a form
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56495
From: Deleted User
Date: 5/29/2002 05:19 PM

Yalao,

If you have multiple pages on your form, you could put the submit function
in the page close event. Or if you have some buttons which the user always
has to use before logging off, you could use those.

You might also try to use one single field (instead of all of them) to do
the submit. This would also prevent the looping.

Another possibility is to introduce a flag which is set whenever the user
changes something, and to modify the submit script in all your fields to
look if the flag has been set. If so, reset the flag and submit.

Hope, this can help.

Max Wyss


______________________



>I have a PDF/FDF where a user(student)
>in a browser can fill out an application and hit a save button to send
>data to be saved to the database. This works great, but the problem is
>that the
>student sometimes forget to press the save button,
>next time they log in they think they lost the data
>they entered.
>
>How can warn a user that there are pending changes
>when they hit Back/Forward on his browser ?
>
>How can just a submit a form when the user tab out of a
>field ?
>( I have tried to put submit form on every field on
>the from, but this creates a looping problem, the
>from keep submitting data on the open)?
>



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