OIC, thanks for the clerification on that.
Thus spake Brian Lloyd ([EMAIL PROTECTED]):
> > I tried creating a zclass that had a property sheet with a
> > selection type,
> > which i had reference a property of a given name. I then went to the
> > root folder in zope and created that property as a lines type. When
> > i created an instance of my zclass though, it said "no value
> > for given_name".
> > To fix this i changed the OFS/properties.dtml file to use the
> > same syntax
> > as the properties.dtml in z2.1:
> > <dtml-elif "type=='selection'">
> > <dtml-if "_.has_key(select_variable)">
> > <select name="<dtml-var id>">
> > <dtml-in "_[select_variable]">
> > It used to use hasProperty and getProperty methods. I'm not
> > entirely sure
> > why they were used, or what they are suppose to do differently, but it
> > doesn't seem to work.
> The 'selection' and 'multiple selection' properties are
> really built with the idea that you use another property
> *of the same object* (rather than an acquired value) to
> bind the selection to. Your change works for your case,
> but if you try to bind to another property of the same
> ZClass you'll find that in your management screens that
> your selection property will fail (because it is looking
> in '_' for the value, which is the wrong place to look
> if you are expecting to find the value as another property
> of the same object.
> Brian Lloyd [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Software Engineer 540.371.6909
> Digital Creations http://www.digicool.com