[Zope] sort based on a variable
D. Rick Anderson
Mon, 17 Mar 2003 14:15:14 -0800
<dtml-in "sql_list_rma(_.None, _, sort=t_sort_order)">
Michael Guerrero wrote:
> I have a table tab1 with 3 columns col1,co2,col3.
> I've defined a sql method 'get_list' as 'select col1,co2,col3 from tab1.
> In a dtml method (view_list)I want call get_list and sort on any of
> the three columns. I know I can do the following:
> <dtml-in get_list sort="col2">
> display stuff here
> I'm passing the sort order column to view_list using --> view_list?sort_order=col2
> I get no error but incorrect results when I try to do the following in
> <dtml-call "REQUEST.set('t_sort_order',sort_order)">
> <dtml-in sql_list_rma sort=t_sort_order>
> I also tried putting various combinations of single and double quotes
> around t_sort_order' without any luck.
> I can display t_sort_order, so I know it's getting the proper value.
> It just doesn't evaluate correctly. I think it has something with
> double-quotes needing to surround the sort filename.
> I really don't want to create 3 sql methods
> I'd appreciate any help.
> Mike Guerrero