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From Dennis Riedel <dennis_rie...@web.de>
Subject Re: cforms, binding examples
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2005 08:56:43 GMT
Hello

Referring (1):
Look into Form.js that you import on the top of your flowscript. There 
are all methods defined.

Victoria Vitaver wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am new to Cocoon and am using it 'through' Lenya.
> I have been trying to create a form (using cforms) which captures some
> input from the user, the input is then recorded as a XML document (later
> I will be trying to create/or read/update the XML document .. but first
> things first).
>
> I have been following the samples which come with cocoon/various online
> wikis & tutorials but have the following questions which I cant
> find/don't understand answers to on any of them.
>
> 1. Inside the
> cocoon-2.1.7/src/blocks/forms/samples/flow/binding_example.js function
> form2simpleXML, form.loadXML(documentURI) is called. From what I
> understood _form_ was an instance of
> org.apache.cocoon.forms.flow.java.FormInstance, but loadXML()/saveXML()
> are not declared methods for this object
> (http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/apidocs/index.html). What am I missing?
>
> Also inside the same file, function loadDocument(uri) a component
> Packages.org.apache.excalibur.xml.dom.DOMParser is used, I cant seem to
> find an API for this class.
>
> 2. I am having a little trouble understanding the <fb:identity> element.
> So I _have_ to include one inside my repeater widget if I want to be
> able to bind it at a later stage? Is there any way around it(ie I rather
> not) ?
>
> 3. Inside the template which generates the html :
> what is the difference between using <ft:widget> and
> <ft:repeater-widget> for a widget which is defined as a repeater?
>
> (the ft:widget way seems to work for me, whilst ft:repeater-widget
> doesn't, shouldn't it be vice-versa?)
>
> 4. To use a binding all you do is tell your form about it by doing
> form.createBinding(bindingURI) right? Do you need to add anything extra
> in the sitemap.xmap?
>
> Sorry if these qs seem basic, its just cforms, binding & trying them to
> work has been causing me a good few grey hairs this week ... (and Im
> only 22 :( )
>
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Vica
>
>
>
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