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Re: XForms problem

From: Vincent Berger <vincent.berger@afp.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 14:13:19 +0200
To: Allan Beaufour <abeaufour@novell.com>, www-forms@w3.org
Message-Id: <1124799200.5800.337.camel@genepi>
Le mardi 23 août 2005 à 13:45 +0200, Allan Beaufour a écrit :

> Tuesday 23 August 2005 12:05 skrev Vincent Berger:
> > 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
> > "container".
> 
> Unfortunately duplicate is an XForms 1.1 control.


Yes, but is working , in this case, on Novell Xforms Explorer for IE, as
specified by Saran.


> 

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

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