Problems displaying iRev script output in an iFrame

Ian McKnight iangmcknight at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 07:47:36 CDT 2010


Of course! (Sound of head slapping!) The missing quotes.


Thanks very much Mike - I must write a very big sign in front of my
desk to remind me :)



On 13 August 2010 13:24, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
> You can't use form elements directly in an irev script. Meaning you
> can't include them between <?rev and ?>
>
> So for example the line:
>
> put "Thanks for the feedback."<br />
> <br />
>
> Just confuses the engine.  Since its within a <rev script tag you nave
> to specifically "put" the tags you want, inside quotes as rev expects
> things to be. Since the html tags are just text you can do:
>
> put "Thanks for the feedback.<br /> <br />"
>
> If you wanted to do the <br /> seperate, you could do:
> put "Thanks for the feedback." & "<br /><br />"
>
> If you need to put several things together, follow normal rev rules.
> You do this correctly with your $_POST lines, except for the trailing
> "<br />" which should be in quotes.  If it was just <br> it would
> probably work because then it would be seen as a single entity, the
> engine would try to interpret it as a variable, failing that would
> just put out <br>  (I think) but since there is a space between the r
> and the / it would see it as 2 separate entities and not know what to
> do with the last part.  This is an example of why you should always
> quote string output.
>
> The fixed script portion follows:
>
> <?rev
>
> put "Thanks for the feedback.<br /> <br />"
> Put "Your information is:<br /><br />"
>
> put "Name:"&& $_post["name"] & "<br /><br />"
> put "Age:"&& $_post["age"] & "<br /><br />"
> put "Email:"&& $_post["email"] & "<br /><br />"
> put "<br />"
> Put "We'll be in touch as soon as possible." & "<br />"
>
> ?>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 1:18 AM, Ian McKnight <iangmcknight at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> I am experimenting with iRev scripts in my OnRev account and I am
>> having difficulty in displaying the required response to data
>> retrieved from a web form.
>>
>> I have two html pages. On one page, the home page, a simple 3 line web
>> form is displayed in an iFrame. The form is in an iRev file.
>> This page displays correctly.
>>
>> When the submit button is clicked I want to reproduce the form content
>> and some other fixed text inside the same iFrame.
>>
>> My form action line from the iRev Form file is <form
>> action="http://mcknight.on-rev.com/onrevtest/formresponse.irev"
>> method="post" name="inlineframe3">
>>
>> My formResponse.irev script is
>>
>> <html>
>> <body>
>> <?rev
>>
>> put "Thanks for the feedback."<br />
>> <br />
>> Put "Your information is:"<br />
>> <br />
>>
>> put "Name:"&& $_post["name"] &<br />
>> <br />
>> put "Age:"&& $_post["age"] &<br />
>> <br />
>> put "Email:"&& $_post["email"] &<br />
>> <br />
>>
>> <br />
>> Put "We'll be in touch as soon as possible." &<br />
>>
>> ?>
>> </body>
>> </html>
>>
>> When I enter data and press submit the iFrame goes blank. However, if
>> I rename formresponse.irev to formresponse.html everything after
>> 'Thanks for the feedback' including tags is displayed in the iFrame.
>> Now I know that the file needs to have an irev extension for the
>> script to run but the renaming seems to show that the output is being
>> aimed in the right direction - the iframe.
>>
>> Any tips and advice would be appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> --
>> Regards
>>
>>
>> Ian McKnight
>>
>> iangmcknight at gmail.com
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