[html-formfu] Using 2 columns as the element label?

Octavian Rasnita orasnita at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 12:35:54 GMT 2011

Thanks Nigel. Yes, good idea.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nigel Metheringham" <nigel at dotdot.it>
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Subject: Re: [html-formfu] Using 2 columns as the element label?

On 23 Aug 2011, at 11:41, Octavian Rasnita wrote:
> The problem is that I would like to use the columns first_name + a space + 
> the column last_name as the label for the select options, and not only the 
> username column.

In the case where I do this, I have the DBIC result class have an
additional method in it:-
  sub name { my $self = shift;
    return join( ' ', $self->forename || '', $self->surname || '' ); }

and then use name as the label column


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