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From "Ivelin Ivanov" <>
Subject Re: XMLForms XMLFormTransformer
Date Fri, 07 Jun 2002 04:12:09 GMT
Did you look at the latest Feedback Wizard demo for XMLForm.

A sample use of the hidden tag is:

<xf:hidden ref="xpath/to/some/element/">

The hidden tag is provided a value in the markup.
It does not read value from the model for the same reasons that the XForms
standard does not support hidden.
If you want to put in a hidden tag something which is part of the model,
then why do the round trip at all? Just keep the value in the model on the

Do you have a good use case which calls for populating hidden from the form
model instance?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Timberlake" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 8:29 AM
Subject: XMLForms XMLFormTransformer

> Is there a reason why hidden fields are not supported in XMLForms.
> If I set a xf:hidden element it is not populated with a value.
> I would like to patch the XMLFormTransformer to include hidden field
> support but want to check if this has be purposefully left out?
> Andrew
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