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Re: Request for enhancement: select action

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 16:26:16 +0000
Message-ID: <640dd5060701220826o77e43928u23f62ae7dc1222b7@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Clark, John" <CLARKJ2@ccf.org>
Cc: www-forms@w3.org

Hi John,

If you perform a setvalue on the instance node that the control is
bound to, giving it the value of item that you would like to see
'selected', then that will have the same effect. I think that 'plays
better' with the MVC architecture if XForms, too.



On 22/01/07, Clark, John <CLARKJ2@ccf.org> wrote:
> I would like to request the addition of a `select` action element (and
> the corresponding `xforms-select` event).  It would be very similar to
> the `setfocus` action element, but it would represent the action of
> selecting the contents of the target element.  This would be analogous
> to the `select()` function on `input` elements and similar elements in
> the HTML DOM[0].
> Thank you for your consideration.
> Sincerely,
>     John L. Clark  |  Systems Analyst
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