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RE: How best to do a once only calculation?

From: <Nick_Van_den_Bleeken@inventivedesigners.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 08:01:39 +0200
To: "Mark Birbeck" <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Cc: www-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF6F819636.508F17F1-ONC1257186.0020EBC7-C1257186.00211A34@inventivedesigners.com>

Mark,

Ok sorry your right, missed that part of the e-mail.

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www-forms-request@w3.org wrote on 06/06/2006 09:11:38 PM:

> 
> Nick,
> 
> > You can for example add an even listener to your model that 
> > listens for the modelconstruct-done event and use a set value 
> > action to set the value.
> > 
> > <xforms:setvalue bind="Date_begun" value="now()" 
> > ev:event="xforms-model-construct-done"/>
> 
> But Adam's question was that he didn't want the date to be repeatedly
> overwritten every time he reloaded the form. That's why I likened it to 
a
> 'default' value, since they are usually used to give an empty form 
control a
> value.
> 
> Of course, if using a processor that supports the conditional tests from
> XForms 1.1 then you could do what you suggest, but test for 'empty' 
first.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Mark
> 
> 
> Mark Birbeck
> CEO
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> 
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> 
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