[html-formfu] value not accepted

Carl Franks fireartist at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 11:45:07 GMT 2007

On 26/09/2007, Josef Chladek <josef.chladek at gmail.com> wrote:
> hello again,
> in my code:
> my $nick = $c->stash->{form}->get_field('nickname');
> $nick->value($c->stash->{form}->param('username')) if length($c-
>  >stash->{form}->param('nickname')) == 0;
> $c->stash->{form}->process;
> $c->log->debug($c->stash->{form}->get_field('nickname')->value);
> in the debug output I can see that nickname is set to the username,
> when the form is rendered, the nickname field stays empty - what am I
> doing wrong?

For text fields, value() is just an alias to default() - and default
is ignored when rendering after a submission.

I think either of these solutions should work:

    $nick->default( $form->param('username') );


    $form->add_valid( 'nickname', $form->param('username') );


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