[Zope] displaying based on date

Marco Mariani m.mariani@imola.nettuno.it
Tue, 26 Sep 2000 00:18:11 +0200

On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 05:00:47PM -0500, Timothy Wilson wrote:

> I've created a ZClass and I'm using an HTML table to display certain
> properties of the class. One of the properties is a date, and I want to
> display in the table only those instances of the ZClass for which this
> certain date property is in the future. (It's a job posting ZClass, and I
> only want to display jobs that haven't yet closed.)
> I see in the ZQR that there is an 'isFuture' test that looks like it is
> associated with fmt. ZQR says for isFuture, "Return true if this object
> represents a date/time later than the time of the call."
> Can I combine this with a <dtml-if>? Is there a more elegant way?

Yes, like in:

<dtml-in some_items sort=date>
<dtml-if "date.isFuture()">



Where some_items is a list of objects with a date property.

I think it's nice enough.

You may even collapse everything in a row (untested):

<dtml-in "filter(lambda x:x.date.isFuture(), some_items)" sort=date>


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