[Seaside] Page with entry fields in a form and anchors

Karsten karsten at heeg.de
Wed Jul 30 14:25:32 UTC 2008

Hi James,

you might try to add a onClick: script to it, that triggers the forms. 
This will submit the forms and should still call the callback. though 
i'm not 100% sure if the submit button's callback will be executed as 
well, but i somehow doubt it.
just try it out.

Good luck

James Foster wrote:
> Say I have a page that has entry fields in a form (with a submit 
> button) but also on the page is one or more anchors. The anchors are 
> not really intended to abandon the page, but just to update the 
> display in some way (like the column names in a WATableReport that 
> sort the rows) or do a call/answer to collect some more data for the 
> current page. The problem is that if the user clicks on a link the 
> data is the form is not processed. I understand why it works this way, 
> but from a usability point of view it is unexpected. Is there some way 
> (JavaScript?) of setting some trigger to trap navigation away from the 
> page check for any modified fields and take some action (like an 
> auto-submit or a confirm dialog)?
> James Foster
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