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From Jos Snellings <jos.snelli...@upperware.biz>
Subject Re: Selecting values from a html5 form
Date Thu, 04 Jul 2013 09:41:22 GMT
You are welcome :-)


On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 10:55 AM, Peter Sparkes <peter@didm.co.uk> wrote:

>  Hi Jos & Thorsten,
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> I am sorry that I have not thanked you before for your help.
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> Thank you again
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> Regards
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> Peter
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> On 27/06/2013 13:39, Thorsten Scherler wrote:
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> On 06/27/2013 02:32 PM, Jos Snellings wrote:
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> Hi Jos,
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> nice post! Small enhancement see above.
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>   Hi Peter,
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>  In the sitemap you have access to request parameters via Jexl:
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> <map:match pattern="enquiry">
>       <map:generate type="someGeneration">
>              <map:parameter name="from"
> value="{jexl:cocoon.request.parameter.fromname}"/>
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>           ...
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>  However, it may be far more convenient to use the HttpRequest, as it is
> exposed in different ways:
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>  1. if you want to send your user's inputs to a controller to handle them
> as in:
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>  <map:match pattern="enquiry">
>             <controller:call controller="rest-controller"
> select="some.package.EnquiryController">
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>             </controller:call>
>         </map:match>
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>  The http request is accessible by just declaring it with the annotation
> @Inject:
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>    @Inject
>     private HttpServletRequest request;
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> Here you can do directly
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>     @RequestParameter
>     private String fromname;
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> salu2
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>  In your "doPost" method (or even doGet) you can use the request:
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>  String fromName = request.getParameter("fromname");
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>  Instead of sending the input to a controller, it may happen that there
> is little to control, and you just want to do a model generation as a
> response.
>  In that case:
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>  if you are declaring:
> public class SomeViewGenerator extends AbstractSAXGenerator {
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>  You may override the "setup" member :
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> public void setup(Map<String, Object> parameters) {
> try {
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>     request = HttpContextHelper.getRequest(parameters);
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>  The setup member is just called at pipeline setup, and when this happens
> in a web application context, the http request is just one of the
> parameters.
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>  I hope this little expose helps,
> Jos
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> On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Peter Sparkes <peter@didm.co.uk> wrote:
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>> Hi,
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>> I want to use a html5 form to pass values into my sitemap eg
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>>     <form action="enquiry" method="?" >
>>         <input type="text" name="fromname"    placeholder="Your Name"
>> required=''/>
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>> How do I pass "fromname" into "enquiry"
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>> Regards
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>> Peter
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> --
> We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is
> in it - and stay there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot
> stove-lid.  She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that
> is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one any more.
>         -- Mark Twain
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> Thorsten Scherler <scherler.at.gmail.com>
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-- 
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is
in it - and stay there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot
stove-lid.  She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that
is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one any more.
        -- Mark Twain
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