[Zope] Multiple SUBMIT images on one form

Richard Smith rick_t_smith at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Feb 6 10:30:08 EST 2006

Andrew Milton wrote:

>+-------[ Richard Smith ]----------------------
>| I gather that the problem whereby having more than one IMG submit on a 
>| single form causes some browsers (IE but not firefox) problems is well 
>| known.  The problem is solved by using the positional attributes x,y in 
>| a cgi script.
>| However, using Zope I cannot see how to access these atributes anmd 
>| certainly request.form does not appear to give me enough information to 
>| assertain which button has been submitted.  I'll confess to still using 
>| 2.7.2 so someone may tell me it's fixed......or is there a workaround?
>Off the top of my head;
>request.<name_of_image>.x should work.
>request.form.<name_of_image>.x should work too.
>I haven't tried this for a while though, but, it's a quick thing you can try.
Ah yes, thanks for the pointers.

I was using <BUTTON.......><IMG.........></BUTTON>.

Moving to <INPUT type="image" ........  name="fred"><INPUT
type="image"........... name="bill"> gives
request.form.bill={x:....,y:.....} if bill is clicked.  And it works in IE.


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