[Zope] Form-Through-Script

Andreas Jung lists at zopyx.com
Mon Aug 13 15:55:29 EDT 2007

--On 13. August 2007 15:39:40 -0400 tonylabarbara at aol.com wrote:

> Hi;
> I have a form that I need to send to a script and then send off to a URL
> (PayPal). I need to process it through the script to renumber things for
> PP. How do I do this? I imagine I add an element to the PT like so:
> <form action="renumberTheCart(here/CheckOutAfterEditStuff)" method="post">
> but I need to pass a parameter "doc", which, of course, is the document
> I'm submitting. So I tried this:
> <form action="renumberTheCart(here/CheckOutAfterEditStuff)" method="post">
> <p metal:use-macro="here/CheckOutAfterEditStuff/macros/main" />

You might check out the basics about HTML forms first. The 'action' 
parameter is an URL and *not* some Python-like function call. You specify 
the destination URL inside the action attribute and pass the parameters as 
*hidden* form parameters to the URL - either using method GET or POST.

You'll find more on forms in any HTML tutorial. Start from here:


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