[Zope] problem with a form in IE 7
peterbe at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 10:04:45 EST 2008
2008/12/15 <garry at schoolteachers.co.uk>:
> Quoting Peter Bengtsson <peterbe at gmail.com>:
>> Has nothing to do with Zope but...
>> Use Firefox to debug it and you'll get to see the error.
>> put method="post" on form tag and the submission won't be visible in the URL.
> I've had this happen with method=get in the past. Changing to post fixed it
> May be worth checking zope.conf:
> Directive: http-header-max-length
> # Description:
> # Maximum number of bytes allowed within a HTTP request header. The
> # is discarded and considered as a DoS attack if the header size exceeds
> # this limit.
> # Default: 8192
> # Example:
> # http-header-max-length 16384
No. Don't fiddle with that. Get the form right. That's the basics.
It might be worth reading up and understanding the basic difference
between POST and GET and which to use when.
>> 2008/12/11 C <baiewola at gmail.com>:
>>> We are running Zope 2.9.8 on Macintosh OS X Server 10.5.5 behind Apache 2.x.
>>> I am having a problem when trying to submit one of my forms in IE 7. This
>>> only happens on Windows XP and it only started happening recently (we think
>>> in the past week).
>>> The form contains several select boxes. When the user selects a value from
>>> one of the select boxes, it submits the form and processes the selection.
>>> The error I receive is an IE error that says: "Internet Explorer Cannot
>>> Display the Webpage".
>>> And for some reason, all of my selectbox values are showing in the URL as
>>> parameters. This is not supposed to happen. If I remove the parameters
>>> from the URL line and press enter, it works fine.
>>> I have another page that works similar to this one (with multiple select
>>> boxes that submit the form upon selection), that doesn't experience the same
>>> I even changed my form action to go to a plain html page, and it still tries
>>> to pass all of my form variables in the URL string.
>>> I went to Microsoft's trouble shooting page for this error. I've tried
>>> deleting my browser history, clearing out any cached items, and also
>>> re-starting IE without "Add-Ons". The server has been restarted as well.
>>> None of these options have resolved the issue.
>>> Neither the Apache log nor the Zope error log shows these errors.
>>> Has anyone encountered this problem? If so, what have you done to resolve
>>> the issue?
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