[Zope] Re: Five 1.5.5 and menuItem - problem with 'filter' parameter

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Sat Dec 1 15:25:23 EST 2007

Pawel Lewicki wrote:
> Hi,
> Am I doing anything wrong or filter parameter of browser:menuItem is 
> just ignored?
> I have that problem in Plone but I suspect CMF ActionsTool if not Five 
> itself.
>   <browser:menuItem
>       for="Products.Archetypes.interfaces.IBaseObject"
>       menu="object"
>       title="synchronize"
>       action="synchronizeObject"
>       permission="cmf.ModifyPortalContent"
>       filter="string: object/whatever"
>       />
> I tried "whatever" Python Script, registered page view, etc. No success.

You're using it wrong. The "string: object/whatever" expression yields a 
string containing "object/whatever", instead of calling 
object.whatever(). To achieve that,  you should simply say 
"object/whatever" in the filter argument.

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