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I am successfully generating an HTML-formatted email using ASP and a
NewMail object. It works great. The content of the email includes a
simple HTML form that posts to an asp page.

The form in the email functions properly (can be submitted, opens a
browser and redirects to the "post-to" asp page) but the form data is
not making it. i.e.....

at the far end in the "post-to" asp page....
request.form("s omeField") is empty

I imagine it has to do with encryption but can't find any info on the
subject. Any thoughts are greatly appreciated.

Thank you kindly,
Jul 19 '05 #1
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The form in the email functions properly (can be submitted, opens a
browser and redirects to the "post-to" asp page) but the form data is
not making it. i.e.....

at the far end in the "post-to" asp page....
request.form("s omeField") is empty

I imagine it has to do with encryption but can't find any info on the
subject. Any thoughts are greatly appreciated.

If you have enctype= something then take it out. enctype="text/plain" would
be used if you're action is action=mailto:m e@mydomain.com Also, hopefully
you mean method="post" and not method="post-to".

This is all you need:
<form id="aspform" name="aspform"
action="http://mydomain.com/asp/myformresults.a sp" method="post">

....unless you're validating input then you would change it to something

<script type="text/javascript">
function validate() {
var iname=document. getElementById( "yourname") ;
if(!iname.value ) {
alert("Please type in your name");
return false;
} else {
document.aspfor m.action="http://mydomain.com/asp/myformresults.a sp";
document.aspfor m.submit();
return true;

<form id="aspform" name="aspform" method="post" onSubmit="retur n
<input id="yourname" name="yourname" type="text" value="" />


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