[Zope] including a dtml method through a variable

Dylan Reinhardt zope at dylanreinhardt.com
Mon Oct 13 18:42:25 EDT 2003

On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 15:28, Declan Shanaghy wrote:
> With reference to the usual dtml-var to include a dtml-method in
> another page. i.e.
> <dtml-var page_dtml_widget>
> How is it possible to do this dynamically?
> Lets say in some pyhton script i execute a line like this:
> if a:
>   REQUEST.set("widget", "page_dtml_widget1")
> else:
>   REQUEST.set("widget", "page_dtml_widget2")
> Later on in the dtml method, how can i use that variable for a dynamic
> include?
> <dtml-var widget>...
> ...Obviously doesnt work, it just prints out the value of the variable.
> After much head scratching i still cant get around this.
> Any suggestions anyone?

How about (untested)

<dtml-if some_condition>
   <dtml-call "REQUEST.set('my_meth', 'meth_name1')">
   <dtml-call "REQUEST.set('my_meth', 'meth_name2')">

<dtml-var "_[my_meth]">



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