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My friend just sent me an email that embedded html form inputs (textboxes and checkboxes).
How does this work?
I tried typing plain html into the email, but it just sent as plain text.

We both have gmail accounts.
I could not find this feature under gmail lab.

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In google documents you can create a form. One of the options in the form is to email this to somebody. If you send it to a gmail address it will show the form in the email.

However most mail clients only support a limited set of html tags, so chances are that outside of gmail they'll have to use the "If you have trouble viewing or submitting this form" link that it includes.

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+1 for the caveat. –  innaM Jul 31 '09 at 21:57

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