[Catalyst] CC::FormBuilder woes

Richard Jones ra.jones at dpw.clara.co.uk
Sat Apr 28 08:53:52 GMT 2007

Juan Camacho wrote:
> On 4/27/07, RA Jones <ra.jones at dpw.clara.co.uk> wrote:
>>  The CGI::FormBuilder::Template::TT2 documentation distinctly gives the
>> impression I can retrieve fields from the form.field hash:
>>  You can access individual fields via the field variable. For a field
>> named... The field data is in...
>>  -------------------- -----------------------
>>  job [% form.field.job %]
>>  size [% form.field.size %]
>>  email [% form.field.email %]
>>  Then use eg form.field.location.label in the template. I have done this
>> previously using CGI::FormBuilder in a stand-alone environment, so I 
>> must be
>> missing something obvious here.
> Hmm, that is odd. There is actually a unit test that is included to
> test that specific functionality out.
> http://search.cpan.org/src/JCAMACHO/Catalyst-Controller-FormBuilder-0.03/t/root/src/tt2/books/basic.tt 
> Maybe there is an unexpected stash issue. Try to create a minimalist
> example (with form, template and controller code) and post here.
OK, will do. But would it be easier if I posted the output of 
Dumper.dump(form)? Also just realised I'm using CCF 0.02 - could that 
affect it (can't update it at the moment). Changes file doesn't suggest 
it would.
Richard Jones
Leeds, UK

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