[Zope3-Users] Using metadata and __name__ in addform

Fred Drake fdrake at gmail.com
Tue May 10 17:34:58 EDT 2005

On 5/10/05, Florian Lindner <mailinglists at xgm.de> wrote:
> how can I automatically create a addform that allows the user to enter the
> metadate zope:description and the __name__. Using addform->fields has not
> worked.

There are a couple of ways.

1.  Use a custom class and template.  This isn't so hard, but makes it
harder to change the schema at a later time (since the form has to be

2.  Add a field to the schema that provide the specific metadata field
you want, and create a specialized Dublin Core adapter.  Then the
field from the schema is just another field, and you don't have to use
a custom class and template.

Luckily for you, I just made the later easier on the Zope 3 trunk last
night.  :-)  See src/zope/app/dublincore/partial.txt for more
information on how to do this.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fdrake at gmail.com>
Zope Corporation

More information about the Zope3-users mailing list