[Zope] Re: [Zope-dev] Stupid dtml-if comparision
J Cameron Cooper
Thu, 06 Mar 2003 17:47:29 -0600
>I'm trying to compare two number, or at least I think they're numbers.
>If I do:
> <dtml-var i>
> <dtml-var j>
> <dtml-if expr="i == j">
> Equal block
>I and J print out the same, but do not compare to be equal since "Equal
>block" string doesn't print.
Whenever I try this when they're the same type it works.
It they're not the same type it'll never work. Unfortunately the type()
built-in isn't available in DTML or Python scripts (if you go to an
ExternalMethod you should be able to use it.)
What you can try is this:
str(i)==str(j) to compare the string representations
or, if you're dealing with a certain type of number,
In DTML, you have to call these from the namespace '_' (underscore) as so: