[html-formfu] Pre-populating a form (no submit yet)

Rippl, Steve rippls at woodlandschools.org
Thu Sep 22 20:40:32 GMT 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 1:10 PM, J. Bobby Lopez <jbl at jbldata.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm trying to figure out how to pre-populate a formfu form with data I
> have in a %hash.  The keys in the hash match the names of form
> elements (if that's helpful at all).
> The problem I'm running into is understanding how $form->process()
> works if nothing has been submitted.  If there has been no form
> submission (and therefore no $query_object), how can I get formfu to
> populate fields with existing data from my %hash?
> Reviewing formfu docs didn't provide any insight on this (or I missed
> it).  Can anyone shed some light on this?
> Thanks,
> -Bobby
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Untested code, but something like...

while ( my ($name, $value) =3D each %hash_of_data ) {
  $form->get_element({name =3D> $name})->value($value);

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Steve Rippl
Technology Director
Woodland Public Schools
360 841 2730
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