Bastien Koert wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Shawn McKenzie<> wrote:
>> PJ wrote:
>>> I have a bit of a situation.
>>> I have set up addBooks, editBooks and deleteBooks pages. Before
>>> complicating my life & mixing them up in one file, I am running tests.
>>> I'd like to make them idiot proof, up to a point.
>>> When the page is submitted and the code is parsed, the form inputs
>>> remain on the screen along with the submit buttons.
>>> I'm not sure of what is the normal way of closing/hiding/wiping the
>>> screen output before showing the result output of the operation.
>>> I do not want a user to resubmit the input which is still in the input
>>> $strings.
>>> I am wondering if I should be using some code to clear the inputs like
>>> unsetting??? sessions or a break or am I doing something wrong with the
>>> flow of the code?
>>> I'd like to leave the pages with only the output of success (or failure)
>>> and links to do another add/edit/delete operation.
>>> Thanks for any suggestions.
>> I've never tried it, but you can possibly submit to an intermediate page
>> that stuffs the post vars into a session, echos "please wait" and then
>> redirects to the page that does the processing.  The processing page
>> gets the sessions vars and does its business.
>> --
>> Thanks!
>> -Shawn
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> What about placing the contents in different divs and showing hiding
> those divs on submit? Then using AJAX to update the server / database
> with the requested operation?
That's a good one, however I'm assuming you haven't been following PJ's
posts :-)  Once he tries AJAX, I feel for the js.general and
ajax.general folks!


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