[Seaside] Help understanding WATableReport

Avi Bryant avi at beta4.com
Fri Aug 27 15:28:21 CEST 2004

On Aug 27, 2004, at 2:29 PM, LK wrote:

> Kamil Kukura wrote:
>>>> Date today yyyymmdd
>>>> (you should really learn how to find such answers yourself. Is it 
>>>> that
>>>> hard to open browser on class Date and look what methods are there?)
>>> No, it's not. And that is precisely what I spent several hours 
>>> doing. The only method that I could get to work through seaside was 
>>> #asString. So, I thought that there must be some magic that only the 
>>> experts know about. Clicking on the Sort link above my date or time 
>>> columns returns a ' Dates are not indexable' error. I inferred from 
>>> this, that dates could not be sorted. Converting them to strings 
>>> removed the error, which re-inforced my belief.
>> From your question it was not clear as for what purpose you want to 
>> convert date to string. If you get an error, try to examine walkback 
>> and post it here or to squeak-dev mailing list if it is more general 
>> thing.
> For some reason, when I retrieve my dates from GOODS storage, I must 
> explicitly convert it to a Date to get it to behave the way is should.

What class does it start out being?  What happens when you send 
#yyyymmdd to it directly?

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