[Zope-DB] Creating Forms

Laura McCord Laura.McCord at doucet-austin.com
Tue Apr 27 16:17:33 EDT 2004

How do I get formulator?

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrius Armonas [mailto:baubas at andrius.org] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 3:16 PM
To: Laura McCord
Subject: Re: [Zope-DB] Creating Forms


try using Formulator for creating forms - you will build up your forms 
much faster and you will solve most problems when creating forms.


Laura McCord wrote:
> I am a newbie at creating forms, I only know the basics. What I need 
> to do is the following:
> I have a list of users:
> 1 jane jane at blah.com  texas 
> 2 jim  jim at blah.com   california
> 3 jill jill at blah.com  florida
> I want the user's name (Example, Jill) to be linkable to an edit form 
> but I want the edit form to be pre-populated with the user's 
> information. Does anyone have any ideas on how to do this? I am using 
> the 'Z Search Interface' to display all of the users.
> So, perhaps in this block of code the link can be created. But, I 
> don't know what to  include to send the user information to the edit 
> form to pre-populate the form fields.
> <div tal:repeat="result batch" >
>          <tr>
>           <td><span tal:replace="result/userid" >userid</span></td>
>           <td><span tal:replace="result/username">username</span></td>
>           <td><span tal:replace="result/useremail">useremail goes 
> here</span></td>
>           <td><span tal:replace="result/useroffice">useroffice goes 
> here</span></td>
>           <td><span tal:replace="result/userpwd">userpwd goes 
> here</span></td>
>           <td><span tal:replace="result/userpwdchg">userpwdchg goes 
> here</span></td>
>           <td><span tal:replace="result/pcname">pcname goes 
> here</span></td>
>           <td><span><a href="userEdit_Form" 
> name=username>[edit]</a></span>
>         </tr>
>  </div>
> Thanks,
>  Laura 
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