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Old 07-07-2004, 11:12 AM
Ronny86 Ronny86 is offline
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Printing in PHP


Hi, i am relativly new to php.

I am trying to create a form on my website that people can use to apply for a job. However, because of security reasons i dont want it sent over the internet. Instead i would like them to fill out the form and print it out straight away. Is this possible?

I would appreciate any suggestions

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Old 07-17-2004, 06:07 PM
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Do you know how to get the results to appear on the page after submitting the form?

You normally use
PHP Code:
$_POST['$input']; 
or
PHP Code:
$_GET['$input']; 
Then use javascript to call the print command - http://www.htmlgoodies.com/beyond/jsprint.html

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Old 07-17-2004, 10:02 PM
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Since PHP is a server-side scripting language, any information submitted in the form would be sent over the internet back to the server. The only way to prevent this would be to have them fill the form out and print it just as it appears on-screen with the input boxes and everything.

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Old 07-18-2004, 06:55 AM
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Thankyou all for your suggestions, i think i will just use a pdf file which they can print out.

Thanks again.

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Old 02-24-2005, 11:50 PM
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You can have PHP scripts write the input into a PDF file.

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Old 02-24-2005, 11:52 PM
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Oops. this thread has been dead since July

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Old 02-17-2006, 01:04 PM
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lalalala check out www.hotscripts.com for PDF and PHP

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Old 02-17-2006, 10:08 PM
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PHPrint does the job. It should be on hotscripts.

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Old 02-17-2006, 10:27 PM
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I think you guys a bit late with your help, lol. Ronny86 - Last Activity: 07-18-2004 06:55 AM

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Old 02-17-2006, 10:30 PM
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Hey, someone else might need it!

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