Ooops, replace "print self.data" with "return self.data" in the display
method of my Testclass.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris McDonough" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Espen Sorbye Frederiksen" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2001 6:46 PM
Subject: Re: [Zope-dev] "Problem" using External Method


> Espen,
>
> The files that external methods actually live in are not Python modules,
> like normal Python modules.  Though I haven't tried your example, it's
> likely that your reference to __main__ is confusing the external method
> machinery.  Additionally, the output of "print" doesn't go to the remote
> browser, it instead goes to the console.  You need to return a value to
the
> caller for it to be displayed on the remote browser.
>
> Try instead (as an example):
>
> class Testclass:
>     def setdata(self,val1,val2,val3):
>         self.data = [val1,val2,val3]
>     def updatedata(self, index):
>         self.data[index] = self.data[index]+1
>     def display(self):
>         print self.data
>
> def createdata():
>     x = Testclass()
>     x.setdata(10, 20, 30)
>     x.updatedata(2)
>     return x.display()
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Espen Sorbye Frederiksen" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2001 5:52 PM
> Subject: [Zope-dev] "Problem" using External Method
>
>
> > The module below works using the python compiler
> > class Testclass:
> >     def setdata(self,val1,val2,val3):
> >         self.data = [val1,val2,val3]
> >     def updatedata(self, index):
> >         self.data[index] = self.data[index]+1
> >     def display(self):
> >         print self.data
> >
> > x = Testclass()
> > def createdata():
> >     import __main__
> >     __main__.x.setdata(10, 20, 30)
> >     __main__.x.updateLog(2)
> >     __main__.x.display()
> >
> > >>>createdata()
> > >>>[10,20,31]
> >
> > However if I try to add it as an External Method( id= createdata) it
> > doesn't
> > seem to work. I've tried to call it using <dtml-var/call createdata>
> > without success. Any suggestions what I do wrong.
> > I am grateful for all comments,
> >
> > Espen
> >
> >
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