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*** Changes RAforms 3.3.9 (2014-10-15) ***
Fixed usage of "user", "unique user", "date" and "IP" storage.
If you select "Store user", "Store date" and / or "Store IP", they now should be found correctly in the "Submissions" tab where you can now add them to the submissions table for sorting or filtering.

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*** Changes RAforms 3.3.8 (2014-09-07) ***
- Released for Joomla 3.x
- NEW: multiple page forms
- performance fixes
- many bugfixes

*** Changes RAforms 3.3.4 (2013-11-15) ***
- NEW: amount of filter columns are now freely configurable
- performance fixes
- small bugfixes

Requirements
PHP 5.3+

Recommended for backend form creation
Firefox 15+
Also tested with Opera 12+, Google Chrome 16+ and IE9

Features

Form Creator:

Drag and drop Interface for form elements
Edit / duplicate / hide and delete your elements
Place your elements accurately using a grid
Bunch your elements together using a rectangle selection box (as known as in windows explorer) to select various form elements an move them to a new place
All usual form field elements included (text, textarea, select, checkbox, radio)
Add custom text to your web form with Joomla's TinyMCE implementation
Add CSS effects to your form elements (select, checkbox, radio)
Load your select box / radio button / checkbox values from your Joomla database
Preselect options as you need
Add required fiels -> Validate your users' entries
Automatically log your users date of filling out the form / ip / userid
Restrict users to fill out form only once and redirect them to a desired location if they tried to do so
Filter your filled out text boxes and text areas for malicious code injections
Add a individual CSS class to your form elements if you need to
Add custom CSS styles to your form right in the backend form creator
You may alter everything you need to fit to your needs
Restrict access to your forms by adding Joomla's well known ACLs

List View:

Drag and drop Interface for creating lists of entries
Sort your form fields for list view by drag and drop
Add filters to your lists -> Retrieve your data quickly
Predefine your desired initial sort order
Rename labels individually for your list view captions and filters
If your data is too long for list view, you may crop the data by your defined amount of chars
Restrict access to your lists by adding Joomla's well known ACLs

Mail system:

Automatically sends a mail to a chosen Joomla group/s, if a form was filled out
Set everything you need (to, from, cc, bcc, subject, message body).
Optionally, mail may include the filled out form with all its data
Use replacement Variables for: date / user / form name / form data in subject and message body

Form view:

Displays your form
Optionally marks your required form fields with a red asterisk

List view:

Display all 

Functionality

Good, but there is no way to download or print any data

Ease of use

good

Support
Documentation

Only documention on how to create a form, which is very good.
But no documentation on how to handele the incoming data nor were to find it

I used this to: a new non-profit site for veterans, but it's no use if no data can be emailed or printed in the way the form was created

RAforms

Version:
3.3.9
Developer:
Markus Döhla
Date added:
Nov 18 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Uses updater:
Includes:
Compatibility:
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