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Re: Newbie question: initial value with external itemset?

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Date: Fri, 8 Dec 2006 12:32:02 +0000
Message-ID: <640dd5060612080432s1ffe1dd2rf372f2847e814009@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jeff Orchard" <porch@sympatico.ca>
Cc: www-forms@w3.org

Hi Jeff,

Ah, I see. All you need to do is put whatever 'initial value' you
want, into the element 'MyXMLSchemaTypeCode' in the instance data.

Regards,

Mark

On 08/12/06, Jeff Orchard <porch@sympatico.ca> wrote:
> Mi Mark,
>
> Sorry, my fault for not being more specific.
>
> The trouble I'm having reconciling the two chunks of code is this:
>
> In the wikibooks-documented best practice, there doesn't seem to an
> opportunity to specify an initial value:
>
>   <xf:model>
>     <xf:instance xmlns="">
>       <MyData>
>         <MyXMLSchemaTypeCode/>
>       </MyData>
>     </xf:instance>
>   </xf:model>
>
>   <xf:select1  ref="/MyData/MyXMLSchemaTypeCode">
>     <xf:label>Select XML Schema data type: </xf:label>
>     <xf:itemset model="XMLSchemaTypeCode" nodeset="/XMLSchemaTypeCode/item">
>       <xf:label ref="label"/>
>       <xf:value ref="value"/>
>     </xf:itemset>
>   </xf:select1>
>
> The W3C xforms-for-html-authors page suggests using this method:
>
> <select ref="spring" appearance="minimal">
>   <label>Month:</label>
>   <item><label>March</label><value>Mar</value></item>
>   <item><label>April</label><value>Apr</value></item>
>   <item><label>May</label><value>May</value></item>
> </select>
>
> <instance><data xmlns=""><spring>Mar Apr</spring></data></instance>
>
> Thanks for your patience,
>
> Jeff
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: www-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:www-forms-request@w3.org] On Behalf
> > Of Mark Birbeck
> > Sent: December 8, 2006 5:25 AM
> > To: Jeff Orchard
> > Cc: www-forms@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: Newbie question: initial value with external itemset?
> >
> >
> > Hi Jeff,
> >
> > Sorry if I'm being dim but I'm not following the question...what part
> > are you having trouble reconciling?
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Mark
> >
> > On 08/12/06, Jeff Orchard <porch@sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I'm studying XForms and have hit a wall trying to reconcile this nifty
> > > wikibook-documented "best practice" for using an external itemset for a
> > > select1 element:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/XForms/Selecting_from_File
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > . with this w3.org-described method for providing an initial value:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Forms/2003/xforms-for-html-
> > authors.html#InitialValues
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > No doubt I'm overlooking something obvious.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks for your patience with this newbie.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Jeff
> > >
> > > Toronto
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
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> >
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