[twill] Form action value accessible

William K. Volkman wkvsf at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Nov 9 22:28:36 PST 2005

Hello Titus,
On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 23:07, Titus Brown wrote:
> -> Most of the sites that I would like to automate access to heavily
> -> use JavaScript to drive things.   Of course everything it does
> -> is pretty transparent and why they do it is a mystery since
> -> straight forward methods work just as well (why have 3 submit
> -> buttons who's onClick method changes the default submit button's
> -> value and then submit the form...).  Anyway what I was looking
> -> for was a way to modify the forms action field, should I add
> -> a command for that?  Or how else would you like to approach it.
> if you can come up with a general mechanism, I'd be happy to include it.
> In the simplest case, you can probably just edit form.action directly;
> a cursory examination of the ClientForm code supports that ;).

I thought I would basically follow your formvalue pattern, i.e.
there would be a "formaction" command with a "fa" alias.
I would also tweak utils.print_form to display the current
form action.  (I'll do this probably tomorrow as I've got
to get *SOME* sleep ;-)


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