[Zope-DB] Parent property in SQL Var

Charlie Clark charlie at begeistert.org
Thu Oct 9 13:48:16 EDT 2003

> I'm afraid that "aq_parent.title" also throws "Missing input variable".
> When you say "real expression", I take it you mean I need to construct 
> something which grabs the parent's title and refer to that in the 
> sqlvar? Could that be something which could live in the root, and be 
> inherited? We've now got tho the point where in our zillions of parallel 
> sub-folders, the only repeated object is the "index_html" python script 
> (which you originally helped us with!), and if at all possible I'd like 
> to avoid duplicating anything else!

Check Zope's docs on variables:

<dtml-sqlvar expr="aq_parent.title" type="string">
might be what you're looking for. I don't know as I've never worked with 
aq_parent but this is one of the reasons why I stopped trying to work 
with DTML as it becomes sickeningly incomprehensibe.


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