[ic] saving multiple values userdb.mail_list
Thu, 18 Jan 2001 10:53:41 -0500
Quoting Andrew Waegel (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> hello all,
> I'm sure there's several ways to solve this problem, but I can't see to
> figure out any one of them. I'd like my users to be able to select one or
> more mail lists to automatically join upon purchase.
> Out of the box, interchange happily writes a yes/no value to
> userdb.mail_list, based on the value of the mail_list form widget on
> If I try to submit multiple values for mail_list (using checkboxes or
> <select multiple>), it only records the first value in userdb.
No, I don't believe this is true. It actually records value1\0value2\0\value3.
The answer is to filter that variable, either by setting
an input filter in the page or by:
Filter mail_list null_to_space
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