[thelist] Data capture in Drupal...

Tris beertastic at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 04:47:43 CDT 2009

Well, that's my day sorted then...
I'm off to do some reading..!


2009/9/10 Tony Crockford <tonyc at boldfish.co.uk>:
> On 10 Sep 2009, at 10:11, Tris wrote:
>> I'm new to Drupal and google isn't my friend today... :-(
>> (I'm a PHP developer, but new to Drupal)
>> I need to create a data capture table.
>> Theuser goes to a form, enters data in fields 1, 2 and 3 etc...
>> I then store that in my DB in a drupal, or custom table..
>> I'm hugely confused how to do that...
>> Anyone know if a module or a how to to point me in teh right
>> direction?
> CCK and Views are two modules that you would find enlightening I think:
> http://drupal.org/project/cck  [1]
> http://drupal.org/project/views
> so you'd use CCK to create your data table as a content type - set up
> who can use it in user permissions etc
> then that will allow users to enter data into fields in a form and
> store it with the Drupal data
> you can then use the views module to creat a way to display that
> 'node' or lists of data etc.
> hth
> ;)
> [1] there are other modules that add to CCK that you might need:
> http://drupal.org/project/date
> http://drupal.org/project/filefield
> http://drupal.org/project/imagefield
> http://drupal.org/project/token
> see also:
> http://drupal.org/taxonomy/term/88
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