[Zope] sequence- variables
Tue, 11 Jun 2002 15:45:26 -0400
On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 12:16:27PM -0700, D. Rick Anderson wrote:
> How can I use the sequence variables for something other than rendering?
> I can do a <dtml-var sequence-number> and it will render the current
> sequence number just fine, but if I do a <dtml-if "sequence-number ==
> numberVariable"> it barfs. It also barfs if I try to assign it to
> another variable. What am I doing wrong?
You're forgetting that everything in quotes in a dtml-if is implicitly
a python expression, and dashes are illegal in python variable names.
Python interprets that as "sequence MINUS number".
There are a couple of solutions. Read this:
... in the section called DTML Namespace Utility Functions.
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