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RE: How to forward instance data between forms ?

From: Mark Seaborne <MSeaborne@origoservices.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 09:21:44 -0000
Message-ID: <DC65AE678B89004B9CCB202E19482CC748239E@mail.origoservices.local>
To: "Paolo C." <paoloxforms@yahoo.fr>, <www-forms@w3.org>

Paulo,

This behaviour is supported by XForms using 

<xfm:load resource="the other form you want to load" show="replace"/>

which does exactly what you would expect.

Hope that helps

Mark


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paolo C. [mailto:paoloxforms@yahoo.fr]
> Sent: 29 October 2003 09:13
> To: www-forms@w3.org
> Subject: How to forward instance data between forms ?
> 
> 
> 
> I'm really sorry for this duplicate email : I am not
> very familiar with mailing lists, and had to change my
> subscription address.
> The question follows.
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------
> 
> Hi,
> 
> My aim is to forward some instance data from a first
> XForms page (form1.xml) to a second XForms page
> (form2.xml).
> 
> form1 and form2 share the same instance data schema.
> 
> The functional aim is to split a complex
> validation/submission process among two or more
> screens :
> - form1 would expose first half the instance data and
> perform the related validations.
> - form2 would first receive the instance data
> submitted by form1, expose the rest of the inputs to
> be filled, and perform the rest of the validations
> (which would involve data submitted through form1).
> 
> Is this kind of approach conformant to the XForms
> recommandation ?
> Does someone know a (possibly open source) product
> which allows this ?
> I've tryed with Chiba but didn't find a way.
> 
> Thank you in advance.
> Paolo Crisafulli 
> 
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