Of all the Scriptaculous Ajax controls, this one is my least favorite.
The control itself feels rather clumsy and the documentation confused
me when i first tried it as well.

Glad i could help.
-joe t.

On Sep 7, 11:58 am, mlh <m...@free.fr> wrote:
> Thanks very much, Joe !
>
> Your example is more clear than the explanation on the Scriptaculous site...
>
> It works very well !
> I can continue my dev now.
>
> Thanks again.
> Michel L'HUILLIER
>
> joe t. a écrit :
>
> > That's actually not progress. The IPCE requires arrays, not JSON
> > Objects. You're seeing "[object Object]" because the outermost array
> > contains a series of objects. Your original PHP echo was correct, so
> > the place to look is in your Javascript that constructs the collection
> > editor.
>
> > Correct collection structure:
> > <?php  echo "[['12.00', '12.00'], ['24.00', '24.00'],
> > ['36.00','36.00']]"; ?>
>
> > Each sub-array is used as the OPTION's value & display. To distinguish
> > things a little bit:
> > <?php  echo "[['12.00', 'Twelve'], ['24.00', 'Twenty-four'],
> > ['36.00','Thirty-six']]"; ?>
>
> > You would end up with:
> > <select ...>
> > <option value="12.00">Twelve</option>
> > <option value="24.00">Twenty-four</option>
> > <option value="36.00">Thirty-six</option>
> > </select>
>
> > Let's see what your collection constructor looks like.
> > -joe t.
>
> > On Sep 6, 11:50 am, mlh <m...@free.fr> wrote:
>
> >> Hey,
>
> >> After a new attempt, whereI changed my PHP called page to :
>
> >> <?php  echo '[{"key":"Al", "value":"Alan"}, {"key":"Bi",
> >> "value":"Bill"}, {"key":"Ca", "value":"Carl"}, {"key":"Da",
> >> "value":"Dave"}, {"key":"Er", "value":"Erik"}, {"key":"Fr",
> >> "value":"Fran"}, {"key":"Ge", "value":"Gene"}]'; ?>
>
> >> I don't get the message "Loading options" in my select box anymore, but
> >> a list where all elements are called " [object Object] "...
>
> >> All option items look like this : <option value="[object
> >> Object]">[object Object]</option>
>
> >> I progress, but I'm still expecting a bit of help. Thanks a lot.
>
> >> Regards.
> >> Michel L'HUILLIER
>
> >> mlh a écrit :
>
> >>> Hey,
>
> >>> I have a small problem with Scriptaculous and InPlaceCollectionEditor :
>
> >>> I can use inline collections like this :
> >>>  var collection_1 = [['twelve', '12.00'], ['twenty-four.00', '24.00'],
> >>> ['thirty-six.00', '36.00']];
> >>>  var collection_2 = ['Alan', 'Bill', 'Carl', 'Dave', 'Erik', 'Fran',
> >>> 'Gene'];
> >>> Both work well !
>
> >>> But, when I want to use a distant collection, with the
> >>> loadCollectionURL, the doc is not as helpful as I wish...
> >>> It's only told that the answer has to be JSON...
> >>> I precise that my URL is OK.
>
> >>> I tried many things like this in the called page :
> >>> <?php  echo "var collection = ['bh', 'col', 'corb', 'dukes', 'house',
> >>> 'iow', 'ps']"; ?>
> >>> or this :
> >>> <?php  echo "[['12.00', '12.00'], ['24.00', '24.00'], ['36.00',
> >>> '36.00']]"; ?>...
> >>> but the only answer on my main page is  :
> >>> "Loading options" in the option box...
>
> >>> I use PHP, and just need to have an example of the syntax and the format
> >>> to use.
>
> >>> Did one of you encountered and solved this problem ?
>
> >>> Thanks for any help.
>
> >>> Michel L'HUILLIER
>
>
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