Jason C. Leach wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm wondering how I can do this little trick (sp_info is a globaly devide
> var, it's a dictionary obj):
>             <option tal:repeat="group groups/existing/high"
>                 tal:content="group"
>                 tal:attributes="onmouseover string:doTooltip(event,
> '${sp_info/${group}/common_name}')"
>                onmouseout="hideTip()">
>             </option>
> So based on my the value of 'group' from my repeat, I want to use the value > to look up another value in a different dictionary. It works if I do this:
> (event, '${sp_info/whatever/common_name}') but does not like me using the
> embedded ${group}.

You can insert the value of a dynamically named variable using the '?' specifier::

                 tal:attributes="onmouseover string:doTooltip(event,

should do the trick. This only works inside path expressions.

Hth, Michael


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