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Re: XForms problem

From: Vincent Berger <vincent.berger@afp.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 12:05:43 +0200
To: Saran Toochinda <saran@inra.co.th>, "'www-forms@w3.org'" <www-forms@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1124791543.5800.332.camel@genepi>
Le mardi 23 août 2005 à 16:16 +0700, Saran Toochinda a écrit :

> We're planning to use XForms to collect XML data (currently using Novell
> XForms Explorer for IE). The data we're collecting is company data, 1 file
> per company. The schema is change from time to time which most of the time
> is resulting in newly added data elements. The XForms controls need to be
> added accordingly to accept the new data elements. There is no problem on
> new file data entry so far but the problem arise when dealing with existing
> files. Because Xforms' controls bind to existance of element in an instance
> document. The newly added controls don't get display because no such data
> ever exists before. Do I missing something?
> One other issue is about repeat control. Usually we provide a trigger to
> insert and delete repeated element. Once we delete all elements, we have
> way(s) to insert it back again?

About repeat control, I keep an element in a section (called in an
arbitrary way)  "<patterns>" , 
and use the xforms function "duplicate" when I want to populate an empty


> Many thanks in advance
> Saran

Vincent Berger <vincent.berger@afp.com>
Agence France-Presse


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