My Postcards Platinum Web Application (ver.4) 

User Guide // Reference

 Complete lists of form elements and default/allowed values

We presume you already know fundamentals of HTML and form building. Form syntax and attributes used by Platinum software conforms to HTML 3.2 specification. We did not introduce any new notions or concepts.

All form elements can be set as "input" with types "hidden", "radio", "text", "checkbox" and as "select".

element
name

default value

req.
 

allowed
values

contents
and comments

postcard_action NA yes "receive", "send", "preview" type of action to perform
ticket NA no any postcard number
later "now" no defined in "later.txt" when to send cards, can be either "now" or date in format defined in "later.txt"
config "magic" no any selected configuration, allows you to use other that in default magic.txt configuration settings. Explained in "customization" section.
filename "none" no any postcard image name
if extension is ".jav"- plain text file will be embedded instead of image (see applet.jav in POETRY_DIR)
heading "none" no any heading text, can be used for input of any other data, including pictures
sound
sound_c
"none" no any postcard sound, some peculiarities of usage are explained in "customization" section
poem "none" no any embedded poetry files (MAX size - 20 kb)
text NA no text input, 20 kb MAX in case of empty input will print "no text entered" No input restrictions, HTML tags are allowed. For security reasons quotes within HTML tags will be deleted.
signature "none" no any signature text, can be used for input of any other data, including pictures
fcolor color="black" no color name color="value", where value = font color in valid HTML format (both HEX and mnemonic)
bcolor bgcolor="white" no color name bgcolor="value", where value = background color in valid HTML format (both HEX and mnemonic)
SENDER NA no any name of card sender, in case of empty input will print "anonymous"
recipient NA yes any name of card recipient
SENDEREMAIL NA yes any (valid syntax) email address of sender, syntax is validated (format "xxx@yyyy.zzz", where "xxx" and "yyyy" can contain periods, but not commas or spaces, multiple addresses are not acceptable)
email NA yes any (valid syntax) email address of recipient, syntax is validated (format "xxx@yyyy.zzz", where "xxx" and "yyyy" can contain periods, but not commas or spaces, multiple addresses are not acceptable)
body NA no any background image, can be used for input of any other data
stamp NA no any second picture, can be used for input of any other data


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