[ic] multivalue inputs and mv_data_filter_(field)

Michael Neilly mneilly at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 20 12:49:51 EST 2004

> On Mon, 19 Jan 2004 16:25:50 EST 2004
> Stefan Hornburg racke at linuxia.de wrote:
> > I want to concatenate the multiple values using the filter
> > mentioned above and have the single filtered value placed
> > in the database's category field. Instead, what I'm getting
> > is a row per value in my database.
> >
> > If I change the filter to do something such as capitalize
> > I can see that each new row has been filtered/capitalized.
> > So it seems that I don't understand how mv_data_function
> > treats the null characters between values or how to change
> > that behaviour.
> mv_data_filter is applied to late. What you want is borrowing
> functionality from the UI (needs to be enabled):
> <input type="hidden" name="mv_click" value="process_filter">
> <input type="hidden" name="ui_filter:category" value="null_to_comma">
> At least that is my guess. Hopefully that works for you.

Thanks! This worked exactly as desired. Any chance this is
documented somewhere?

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