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Drupal 7 Webform Cookbook by Douglas Vernon Denny

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Chapter 3. Working with Submissions

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Viewing submissions metadata
  • Viewing submissions
  • Editing submissions
  • Analyzing submitted data
  • Downloading submissions
  • Deleting submissions
  • Clearing the database
  • Changing Webform results defaults

Introduction

Software systems dealing with persistent data storage, such as Webform for example, generally adhere to a basic pattern of functionality known by the acronym CRUD:

C—Create new data to be stored

R—Read or retrieve data that has been stored previously

U—Update data that has been stored previously

D—Delete or destroy previously stored data that we no longer have use for

Apparently first coined by a chap called James Martin in his 1983 book entitled Managing the Data-base ...

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