[ic] if tag weird behavior
mike at perusion.com
Sun Oct 28 16:01:44 EST 2007
Quoting Ton Verhagen (tverhagen at alamerce.nl):
> Quoting Mike Heins <mike at perusion.com> :
> >Explicit is intended to have valid code as it's test, and a literal like
> >that has undetermined behavior when interpreted as Perl code.
> >Why you would do that instead of:
> > [if scratch test_value]
> > foo
> > [/if]
> Because I simplified the code a bit.
> I am actually testing if a control of a component contains a value or not.
> And as far as I am aware of, there is no [if control test_value]
> available in IC.
> I had something like below in a modified random component:
> [loop serach=|
> [if type=explicit condition="[control brand]"]
> se=[control brand]
> do something
> Everything seemed to work well until we discovered that for
> brand=00000159 no proper results were returned.
You just can't do it. You need to give valid code, not an unquoted
literal. You can do:
[if type=explicit condition="'[control brand]'"]
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