[jifty-devel] passing in args to page regions which include forms
matthew at nocturnal.org
Tue Jul 10 10:39:16 EDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-07-10 at 08:57 -0500, Andrew Sterling Hanenkamp wrote:
> Believe it. Every action parameter to an action is encoded like this:
> This way action parameters can be processed automatically, linked with
> the submitted action or ignored for a non-submitted action, etc. Your
> templates want a parameter named:
so there is no way without using the dispatcher to pass an argument from
one template to another directly? i've got other page regions that
receive the exact same parameter (by building a link()) which is used to
limit() a collection and that works without a hitch.
> So you need to set that somehow. The usual way is to load whatever you
> need (possibly using the result of the action) and add:
so i wont need <%args> and <%init> blocks in my templates just move all
that functionality into the dispatcher?
> set parent => $parent;
> in your dispatcher.
i'll give it another go. i'm about ready to propose (and pay out) a
bounty on a realistic tutorial.
> On 7/9/07, Matthew Lenz <matthew at nocturnal.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2007-07-08 at 15:19 -0400, Nelson Elhage wrote:
> > > > Still looking for a solution to the following problem. Nelson's
> > > > suggestion works partially but I still get an error when it tries to
> > > > reload. I have other forms that work fine where all the information is
> > > > specified in the form. This seems to be directly linked to needing to
> > > > insert the fk from a param value. full code examples of the action are
> > > > in my original post.
> > > >
> > > > [elided]
> > > > > This works partially but dies upon upon submit. reloading the server
> > > > > shows that the data was added to the db properly though. Here is the
> > > > > error:
> > > > >
> > > > > FATAL - view class error: no value sent for required parameter 'parent'
> > > > > Stack:
> > > > > [/usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8/auto/Jifty/web/templates/autohandler:10]
> > > > >
> > > > > FATAL - view class error: ABORT
> > > > > at /usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8/Jifty/Dispatcher.pm line 748.
> > > > >
> > >
> > > This looks to me like you're trying to show a template that expects a
> > > C<parent> argument in its C<< <%ARGS> >> section, but you're not giving
> > > it one, by using C<< set parent => ... >> in the dispatcher.
> > >
> > > The arguments to actions and to templates are completely different
> > > namespaces and have no direct relation to each other -- neither will
> > > cause the other to autopopulate; It's your job in the dispatcher and
> > > template to make sure things get routed to each appropriately.
> > >
> > > Hope this helps,
> > >
> > > - Nelson
> > http://lists.bestpractical.com/pipermail/jifty-devel/2007-July/001515.html
> > my original post contains exactly what I'm trying to do. I just can't
> > believe that Jifty would be designed to make someone jump through that
> > many hoops. I have to use the dispatcher just to pass around id's that
> > I would like to use as hidden form elements? Is the issue that I'm
> > trying to do so using a page region/fragment? Shouldn't I be able to do
> > all this stuff just using mason templates? You can do just about
> > anything in the <init> block that you can do in the dispatcher right?
> > The tutorial is incredibly misleading if that isn't the case.
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