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From Sylvain Wallez <sylvain.wal...@anyware-tech.com>
Subject Re: Thoughts on Woody ...
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2003 12:44:48 GMT
Leszek Gawron wrote:

>On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 12:06:01PM +0200, Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>  
>
>>Joerg Heinicke wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>>>      
>>>
>><snip/>
>>
>>    
>>
>>>>Well, "backtracking" means "go back to a previous state and restart 
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>from there". And this is what continuations allow easily.
>>>
>>>
>>>But when I use "go back" in a wizard I don't want to loose the entries 
>>>already done in the second page. So simply calling the other 
>>>continuation is not good in my opinion. 
>>>      
>>>
>>The flowscript allows you to implement any strategy you like for this.
>>
>>Want to keep the values :
>> var form1 = new Form("form1.xml");
>> var form2 = new Form("form2.xml");
>> form1.showForm("view1.html");
>> form2.showForm("view2.html");
>>
>>If you display form2 and then go back to form1 (even with the browser 
>>back button), the values in form2 won't be lost.
>>    
>>
>The problem is that this is not "even" but "only". Otherwise you have to use
>JavaScript.
>

Sorry, I don't get it. Do you mean "JavaScript on the browser" ?

Please read my flowscript-wizard proposal earlier in this thread. The 
idea is that a particular submit button (a regular one, with no JS) will 
trigger the wizard to go back to a previous continuation.

Sylvain

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