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Practical Plone 3: A Beginner's Guide to Building Powerful Websites by Clayton Parker, Alex Clark

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Action Adapters

PloneFormGen uses Action Adapters to process form data. PloneFormGen ships with three kinds of adapters—a Mailer Adapter, which emails form data to designated users; a Save Data Adapter, which saves form data in Plone for later viewing and downloading; and a Custom Script Adapter, which lets you write short Python scripts to handle form data.

Mailer Adapter

A Mailer Adapter emails submitted form data to one or more recipients. If you have GPG encryption software (see http://www.gpg.org) installed on your server, you can encrypt these emails before they are sent.

The sample form that PloneFormGen automatically creates includes a simple Mailer Adapter, named Mailer. You can find it in the Contents tab of your form; click on it to view ...

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