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Value of an Element in PHP

Discussion in 'Community' started by smalldragoon, Mar 24, 2020.

  1. smalldragoon

    smalldragoon Member

    Level: Community
    I think I missing something in the logic of naming in Fabriks.
    if there is a documentation which explains clearly, feel free to point it to me. I foudn this one : http://fabrikar.com/forums/index.php?wiki/php-form-plugin/
    for my need :
    I need in PHP validation , before submiting to check a value.
    Context :
    I have a form, which contains 1 group (Addpayee).
    This group contains several elements ( with one named "requiredlvl").
    this element, is a display element, and I want to check its value.

    My understanding is that, during PHP validation, I should get the value thanks to


    but obviously nothing....
    Thanks for your insights
  2. troester

    troester Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Level: Community
  3. smalldragoon

    smalldragoon Member

    Level: Community
    mmm... Thanks for the link , I had a look as well.

    I tried previously a " var_dump($formModel->formData["AddPayee___requiredlvl"]" , without success, no output at all. That's why I though I was missing something.

    Just to be sure, if you see any trick in my code :

    JFactory::getApplication()->enqueueMessage('val: ' . var_dump($formModel->formData['AddPayee___requiredlvl']), 'error');

    i'm getting the message in the message queue and displayed , but no var_dump ( nor value with _raw )
  4. troester

    troester Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Level: Community
    I don't know.
    resp. to see all
  5. smalldragoon

    smalldragoon Member

    Level: Community
    Finally found the issue. For some reasons ( do not really get it but never mind) , vardump are not displayed with my current template.
    I was looping to the var_dump without "exit" being sure of my code ...
    Final issue is that the group when I created it was named "test", so ... the right variable value was :
    Thx for your help !

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