13. Creating Forms

What You’ll Do

Understand Forms

Create a Form

Insert Form Objects

Modify Text Fields and Text Areas

Modify Radio Buttons and Check Boxes

Modify Lists and Menus

Modify Buttons

Insert an Image Button

Make Form Objects Dynamic

Use Tables to Control Forms

Validate Forms

Create and Edit a Jump Menu

View Example Code for Forms

Introduction

Forms are all around us... You fill out forms to get your driver’s license, apply for a job; even to get married. A simple definition of a form would be some method for extracting information on a particular subject. For example, to fill out a job application form, you would have to enter your pertinent information on who you are (name, address), recent jobs, why you’re experienced enough ...

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