Subject Re: .dbw files
From Charlie <>
Date Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:54:13 -0400
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Thanks Ken... I have been working with the sample files which are very helpful to get me to this point.  I had glanced at the index file but that might be the answer to my puzzle.  Hopefully so.  Thanks much!

Ken Mayer Wrote:

> On 10/9/2017 2:38 AM, Charlie wrote:
> > Ken.. I've read and worked some with the paper you wrote on webclass.  Couple of questions.
> >
> > I see where you identify the path to the execubutables in the apache/cgi-bin I suppose.  And they are .dbw instead of .exe??  Is this correct?
> Yes. It's not strictly necessary, but it works.
> > Also when you use the web wizard it places a .htm file in the htdocs folder and clicking on that .htm file sets everything up. I don't see that happening with the code you are using.  Correct me if I'm wrong.  So I am trying to figure out how this works once you have created the dbw files?  How do you connect this to your web page, or does the code actually produce some .htm file to the htdocs folder that I am missing?
> The web wizard does things its way ... you have to link to them. Did you
> look at the sample application that comes with the paper? There's a .zip
> file ... and in the main folder is "index.htm" which includes this HTML
> code:
> <center><font size="+2">Menu</font></center>
> <p>
> <a href="./Executables/AddCustomer.dbw">Add New Customer(s)</a><br>
> <a href="./Executables/DisplayCustomers.dbw">Display/Edit/Delete
> Customer Data</a>
> <p>
> Ken
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