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Item4158: TWikiRegistration does not pass on multiple checkbox element values to UserForm.

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Engine   Normal Closed   minor 4.2.0

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Adding checkbox form elements to TWiki.TWiki.Registration, I have discovered that only the first checked valued gets passed on to the user topic. Looking at the temporary file created in data/RegistrationApprovals, only the first checked value is getting passed to this file.

-- TWiki:Main/LynnwoodBrown - 29 May 2007

=== lib/TWiki/UI/Register.pm
--- lib/TWiki/UI/Register.pm    (revision 16246)
+++ lib/TWiki/UI/Register.pm    (local)
@@ -1283,7 +1283,8 @@
             my $form = {};
             $form->{required} = $2;
             my $name = $3;
-            my $value = $query->param($1.$2.$3);
+            my @values = $query->param($1.$2.$3);
+            my $value = join(',', @values); #deal with multivalue fields like checkboxen
             $form->{name} = $name;
             $form->{value} = $value;
             if ( $name eq 'Password' ) {

-- SD

I've tested the above patch on two installations (ver. 4.1.2) and it works beautifully. I think it's ready to merge into core.

-- TWiki:Main.LynnwoodBrown - 01 Jun 2007


-- SvenDowideit - 01 Jun 2007

Summary TWikiRegistration does not pass on multiple checkbox element values to UserForm.
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.LynnwoodBrown
Codebase 4.1.2
SVN Range TWiki-4.1.2, Fri, 18 May 2007, build 13796
AppliesTo Engine

Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed

Checkins TWikirev:14011
TargetRelease minor
ReleasedIn 4.2.0
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Topic revision: r7 - 2008-01-22 - KennethLavrsen
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