[Product-Developers] PloneFormGen multi-page forms: confirmation and editing

Steve McMahon steve at dcn.org
Thu May 14 14:43:27 UTC 2009

I think Wichert's right about the basic implementation. If anyone's
interested in taking this on soon, I've got some ideas on the details.
Otherwise, it's on my to-do list!

On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net> wrote:
> Previously Martin Aspeli wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We're using PloneFormGen with a multi-page form as described here:
>> http://plone.org/products/ploneformgen/documentation/how-to/create-a-multi-page-form
>> There are three things I'd like to do, and I'm wondering if anyone's
>> either attempted this or have thoughts on how hard it'd be to do.
>>  1) Repeating each field and making them hidden is a bit of a pain. I
>> was wondering if it'd be possible to create a new type of field that'd
>> basically just collate all fields from the previous request (i.e. all
>> values in the request less any fields on the current form) and passed
>> them along as hidden fields. Would that be feasible?
> I once suggested to Steve to add a previous-form reference to a form. If
> that was set PloneFormGen would follow the reference and copy all fields
> over as hidden inputs. This is similar to your idea, except it would
> put the setting on the form itself, which is a more logical place to put
> it imho.
> Wichert.
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Steve McMahon
Reid-McMahon, LLC
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