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From Vadim Gritsenko <vadim.gritse...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: Invoking Cocoon actions via JavaScript
Date Wed, 18 Sep 2002 18:23:35 GMT
Robert Koberg wrote:

>Another thought:
>
>var action_xxx = eval("document.formName.cocoon-action-xxx");
>

Won't something like 

document.formName['cocoon-action-xxx'] work? :-?


IIRC, javascript had syntax like this...

Vadim


>-Rob
>
>  
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Robert Koberg [mailto:rob@koberg.com]
>>Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 8:58 AM
>>To: cocoon-users@xml.apache.org
>>Subject: RE: Invoking Cocoon actions via JavaScript
>>
>>
>>Hi,
>>
>>You could loop over the form's element array, use a switch statement
>>and use the
>>name string as a case match to set up your action input element objs in some
>>kind of body onload init function.
>>
>>var action_xxx;
>>var action_yyy;
>>var elems = frmObj.elements;
>>for (var i=0; i<elems.length; i++) {
>>switch (elems[i].name)
>>case "cocoon-action-xxx":
>>  action_xxx = elems[i];
>>case "cocoon-action-yyy":
>>  action_yyy = elems[i];
>>}
>>}
>>
>>best,
>>-Rob
>>
>>    
>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: Hunsberger, Peter [mailto:Peter.Hunsberger@stjude.org]
>>>Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 8:28 AM
>>>To: 'cocoon-users@xml.apache.org'
>>>Subject: Invoking Cocoon actions via JavaScript
>>>
>>>
>>>One of our developers has run into an issue that I can't see an easy
>>>solution to.  However, I also can't believe that no one else has run into
>>>the problem.
>>>
>>>We have a form where we are using IE 5.5 (and above) DHTML to enable drop
>>>and drag editing to reorder fields.  As the result of a drop, we determine
>>>some positional values, place these values into the form and then attempt to
>>>submit the form to the server where the values will be placed in a database.
>>>In order to submit the form, the JavaScript code has to invoke the proper
>>>HTML action for the form, which is named using the Cocoon standard
>>>"cocoon-action-xxxx" format.  Since JavaScript attempts to resolve the
>>>action name as an JavaScript object it eventually turns a string of this
>>>format into three object names separated by  two minus signs and
>>>subsequently blows up trying to subtract non-existent JavaScript objects
>>>from each other.
>>>
>>>One obvious fix would be to change Cocoon to not use "-" in the action
>>>names. Given that this would break just about every Cocoon implementation in
>>>the world I'm hoping that someone has run into this before and found a work
>>>around on the JavaScript side of the world?
>>>
>>>Peter Hunsberger
>>>
>>>Phone: 901-495-5252
>>>E-mail: Peter.Hunsberger@stjude.org
>>>
>>>      
>>>




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