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Ever wondered how to create and process HTML forms in the Zope environment? Relax. It's simpler than you think.

  1. Form Processing With Zope
  2. Driving Under The Influence
  3. Stringing Things Along
  4. Running On Empty
  5. In The Raw
  6. You've Got Mail!
  7. Endgame
By: Team Melonfire, (c) Melonfire
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February 26, 2002

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Now, how about that FormProcessor? Well, it's another DTML Document, and it looks like this:

<dtml-var standard_html_header> Welcome to Earth, <b><dtml-var species></b> from the planet <b><dtml-var planet></b>. <p> How was your journey? Travelling <b><dtml-var distance></b> light years must be quite a shock to the system. Why don't you relax and have a drink? <dtml-var standard_html_footer>
When the Form is submitted, the data entered into it comes to the FormProcessor as DTML variables, and can be displayed on the page simply by referencing the appropriate form variable. So, to display the contents of the field

<input name="species">
in the Form object, I would use the code

<dtml-var species>
in the FormProcessor object.

Here's what a submitted form looks like:

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