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Re: Any way to show the whole form to user?

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2007 14:33:54 +0200
To: duryodhan <duryodhan125@gmail.com>, www-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tu66isf8smjzpq@acer3010.lan>

On Mon, 09 Jul 2007 10:17:25 +0200, duryodhan <duryodhan125@gmail.com>  
> I was wondering if there is any way to show the whole XForm to the
> user when he clicks on submit?
> For e.g, take the mozilla xform Tax Forms e.g at
> http://www.mozilla.org/projects/xforms/samples/tax_form/TaxForm.xhtml
> Assume that I have added a submission to it, is there any way I could
> show the user all 3 sections together for him to take a quick glance
> over it and then okay! the submit? Any XForms markup which could
> achieve that ? Even an ugly hack would do!

Showing the whole form would likely confuse a user, who doesn't have the  
concept of a 'whole form', unlike the authoor. You should do it a  
different way: create a final step that summarizes what you has been  
entered, before doing submission. For instance how Amazon does it:

	- Collect the things you want to buy
	- Collect delivery address
	- Collect payment details
	- Summarize order
	- Submit

Best wishes,

Steven Pemberton
Received on Monday, 9 July 2007 12:34:04 UTC

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