The z3c.form stuff need not be complicated. It¹s more in-depth than say normal forms or building out your content object but not overtly so. A quick search pops up this http://www.carduner.net/docs/z3c-tutorial/forms.html tutorial which is pretty good.
-- Christopher Warner Manager, Content Management Systems New York Media | 75 Varick St, 4th Fl New York, NY 10013 phone: 212.508.0542 cell: 646.334.6780 On 11/14/08 5:32 PM, "Hermann Himmelbauer" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Am Freitag 14 November 2008 22:55:33 schrieb Jim Pharis: >> > Zope3'ers, >> > >> > I'm struggling with one particular concept in Zope3 and I'm hoping >> > someone can provide me with some insight into this. >> > >> > Let me stage an example to explain the concept I'm struggling with. I >> > have 2 content types, a car and an orange (completely different with >> > no similarities besides that they are objects). I've written classes, >> > declared interfaces, provided browser views and page templates for >> > each type. I'm able to view, edit, and add these types. Now here is >> > where I get confused. What if I need these 2 content types to be >> > viewable and be modifiable on a single page? For example, say I have a >> > use case where I need to change the oranges cost and the cars cost on >> > a single edit page. Or what if I need to view attributes from the >> > orange and the car on a single page. So far, in all the examples I >> > have seen, they only ever deal with a single content type at a time. >> > Making a content type to meld these types into single type wouldn't >> > make sense. How would I accomplish this. > > Issues like that led me to z3c.form, which implements subforms that can be > used to do things like that and much more. > > Although it's complicated - and I tell you - it's really complicated - it's > absolutely worth it. If you are interested, I recommend to have a look at > z3c.formdemo which points out several applications. > > Best Regards, > Hermann > > -- > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > GPG key ID: 299893C7 (on keyservers) > FP: 0124 2584 8809 EF2A DBF9 4902 64B4 D16B 2998 93C7 > _______________________________________________ > Zope3-users mailing list > Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org > http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope3-users >
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