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Item7298: FORMFIELD unable to get the top revision data regardless of the rev URL parameter

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Engine   Normal Closed   major 6.0.0

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%FORMFIELD{"FIELD_NAME"}% refers to the revision specified by the rev URL parameter by default. You can override it by the rev parameter in FORMFIELD{} (%FORMFIELD{"FIELD_NAME" rev="REV"}%) but there is no way to specify the top revision.

rev="0" shall be the way to specify the top revision regardless of the rev URL parameter.

-- TWiki:Main/HideyoImazu - 2013-07-18

The rev="0" to override the rev URL parameter seems sensible. The rev URL parameter is there so that when a user looks at a previous revision of a topic, the proper form field value is shown as recorded at that time.

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2013-07-18

How does this item differ from the earlier submitted Item7296?

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2013-07-18

Item7296 is about TWiki::Render::renderFORMFIELD() ignoring the rev parameter. This is about TWiki::FORMFIELD() not having a way to override the rev URL parameter.

-- TWiki:Main.HideyoImazu - 2013-07-18

Summary FORMFIELD unable to get the top revision data regardless of the rev URL parameter
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.HideyoImazu
Codebase ~twiki4
SVN Range TWiki-5.1.3-trunk, Thu, 04 Jul 2013, build 26045
AppliesTo Engine

Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed

Checkins TWikirev:26079
TargetRelease major
ReleasedIn 6.0.0
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Topic revision: r7 - 2013-10-15 - PeterThoeny
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