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Master / detail framework, to create HTML weekly email

Thread began 3/18/2014 8:06 am by david_allen | Last modified 3/19/2014 4:01 pm by david_allen | 1312 views | 3 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

For an email you would want to create the master list manually in the email body.

the concept of a master / detail page set is this:

the master page:
- create a recordset that returns the ID and title from the table in your database.

- in the page body, use the recordset bindings to display the title column from the recordset with a link that passes the ID as a URL variable:

<a href="details.php?ID=<?php echo $row_RecordsetName['idColumn']; ?>"><?php echo $row_RecordsetName['titleColumn']; ?></a>

- use the repeat region server behavior to repeat through the recordset to show all titles

the Details page:
- create a recordset the filters the ID column on the ID url variable passed by the link.

you can use Data Bridge to create a results and details page set, use that as a learning tool for getting the idea of how to create the master details page set to use the concepts when creating the email body. bear in mind, that in the email, the links to the details page will need to use fully qualified URLS.

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