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    Form submission creates table

    I have a odd request, not sure how to do this.

    I have a database called customers. I need to create a form whereby the customer fills in their information and when they "submit" it creates a new table using fields from the form.

    So, to help me, form has 2 fields (more, but for purposes here).

    CompanyName: varchar
    EmployeeNumbers: varchar
    When they click submit, it creates a table called CompanyName in the customers database and it has 2 fields, CompanyName and EmployeeNumbers

    Can someone help me out with that?
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    letting users create their own tables in the database makes no sense. It's just none of their business, and you can easily end up with a total mess of dead tables (typos, nonsense names etc.).

    So this is not a good idea. Creating tables and managing the database is your responsibility. So create a generic "company" table and insert a row for each form submission.

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