[Zope] combining form variables and URL values
10 Jun 2003 15:28:19 -0700
On Tue, 2003-06-10 at 12:41, email@example.com wrote:
> I'm quite sure how I should be thinking about this.
> I have a page creates a report based on parameters that are in the URL.
> This is important because the user must be able to bookmark the location
> with the parameters included. For the sake of this example let's say the url
> looks like this-
You may want to re-write that querystring as
> I need to then pass all four values into a dtml method for
> validation, then into a zsql method. Unfortunately 'UID' and 'skin' are only
> in the namespace of the initial page, thus this doesn't work.
To re-state, you have two dtml methods, my_report and my_report_maker.
The user calls my_report with arguments, specifies additional data in a
form and my_report_maker does the heavy lifting.
Use something like this for my_report:
<form method=post action=my_report>
<input type=hidden name=form_submitted value=1>
<input type=hidden name=UID value=<dtml-var UID>>
<input type=hidden name=skin value=<dtml-var skin>>
Other Variable A <input type=text name=other_a><BR>
Other Variable B <input type=text name=other_b><BR>
<input type=submit value="Create Report">
Now my_report_maker will have use of all required names and users will
be able to bookmark the intermediate step where they had two of the four