>>I am in the process of designing a form and I am a little confused.
>>I would like to have a scrolling window, in which the user can
>>items. For example, the scrolling window may contain operating
>>systems, and the
>>user has the ability to select multiple OS's (using the Control-Click
>>to describe themselves.
>>I am unsure how this data should be stored. I am using a MyISAM
>>table, but I am
>>unsure about the type of field this information should be stored in. And,
>>when the individual
>>wants to update the information, how it should be displayed.
>>Any advice would be appreciated.
Take a look at the sample chapter available here:
It discusses writing form-based web apps that use MySQL.
It's written with Perl in mind, but much of the discussion focuses on
principles and HTML, and thus tends to be relatively language-neutral.