|Instructions for Creating a Forms' Page|
|What is your favorite season?
[These are radio box choices, meaning that only one choice may be made.] To insert radio buttons, select Insert, Forms & Scripts, and select radio button. Keep the general category the same for each button within a group and provide separate names for the radio button choice, e.g., in the example below the "Name" could be "season" and the value for each button could be (respectively): spring, summer, fall, winter.
|What are your favorite seasonal activities? Check all that apply.
[These are checkboxes which means that more than one item may be selected.] To add checkboxes, select Insert, Forms & Scripts, and then checkboxes. Use the same general name for each group of checkboxes (in the example below the general name is "Activities" and then assign a different value for each checkbox (in the example, below the values would be boating, skiing, cycling, raking leaves).
|The two boxes below are both examples of "Text areas." To insert text area boxes, select Insert, Forms & Scripts and then enter a logical name. The first box below could be called "firstname"; the second text area box might be called "homeworkfeedback."|
|Summarize the main points in the reading you did. What pages did you read?|
|Listboxes or drop-down menus are similar to radio boxes in that only one choice may be selected. Often list boxes are used to save space. To insert a listbox, select Insert, Forms & Scripts, and then Listbox. After entering the listbox name, select "Add" for each option on the listbox menu. Again, you would use the same general name (e.g., favoriteseason) but assign a different value (e.g., spring, summer, winter, fall) for each listbox choice.|
|What is your favorite season?|
|To add a submit button, select Insert, Forms & Scripts, and button. The submit name should apply the general form you've created. By selecting "submit" as the button type, the data will be automatically sent to the e-mail address you provided when you signed up for your Geocities account|
|The reset button is inserted in the same manner as the "submit" button. However, its name would be "reset" and by selecting "reset" as the button type, someone filling out this form could reset or "clear" his/her answers and start over.|