[ic] Form to update database

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Sat Feb 7 01:26:55 UTC 2009

On 02/06/2009 04:43 PM, Peter wrote:
> On 02/06/2009 10:21 AM, DB wrote:
>> I have the below form in a search results page named inv_level.html. My
>> goal is to use the form to update the quantity of an item in my
>> inventory mysql table, then to show the updated value by refreshing the
>> same page.
>> [set mv_data_enable]1[/set]
>> [tag flag write]inventory[/tag]
>> <FORM METHOD=POST ACTION="[process]">
>> <INPUT TYPE=HIDDEN NAME="mv_data_table"    VALUE="inventory">
>> <INPUT TYPE=HIDDEN NAME="mv_data_key"      VALUE="sku">
>> <INPUT TYPE=HIDDEN NAME="mv_data_function" VALUE="update">
>> <INPUT TYPE=HIDDEN NAME="mv_update_empty"      VALUE="1">
>> <INPUT TYPE=HIDDEN NAME="mv_data_fields" VALUE="sku,quantity">
>> <INPUT TYPE=hidden NAME=sku VALUE="[itemlist-param code]]">
>> <INPUT TYPE=hidden NAME=mv_doit VALUE=return>
>> <INPUT TYPE=hidden NAME="mv_todo" VALUE="set">
>> <INPUT TYPE="hidden" name="mv_nextpage" value="@@MV_PAGE@@">
>> <INPUT TYPE=TEXT NAME="quantity" SIZE=10 VALUE="[itemlist-param qty]">
>> <INPUT TYPE=submit>
>> </FORM>
>> The database update does indeed occur, however I end up on a page (named
>> process.html) that's blank other than the template's code. If I hit Back
>> then Reload, all appears as I want it to.
>> When this search results page loads initially, the URL is shown as
>> search.html and not inv_level.html, and I suspect this may be confusing
>> my @@MV_PAGE@@ variable.
> You may be right, try inv_level instead of @@MV_PAGE@@, then.

Also, consider that the search results page won't display correctly if
not being displayed as the result of an actual search.


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