close ad
Help us test the new Databridge BETA with MySQLi support
open ad
View Menu

Technical Support Forums

Free, outstanding support from WebAssist and your colleagues

rating

Form builder refuses to update form fields

Thread began 2/23/2012 3:03 pm by roby258376 | Last modified 8/16/2015 4:19 am by Ray Borduin | 769 views | 5 replies |

roby258376

Form builder refuses to update form fields

Hi there,

I've been fighting with this blasted extension since early this morning. Every time I try to create forms with this extension I end up with problems and eventually someone from support has to connect with my computer to hand code fixes. I suspect this is the case again.

I need a form that allows users to submit 4 seperate golfers for a golf tournament, with each golfer having their own information. In order to keep those entries straight in the form and subsequent email I am naming them according the #. IE. player_1_name player_2_name etc.

The form will NOT update with the name I'm giving it. I go into the interface, look at the form element and it's named correctly, view it iin a browser and look at the source, name is wrong. Not only that but I have started over from scratch, creating brand new fields and it still won't allow me to rename them. Or it takes one rename and ignores the rest.

Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

(I've included a graphic made from 2 screen shots, one where you can see how the field has been named and one with the code where you can see it's named differently.)

Thanks

Sign in to reply to this post

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I have created a support ticket so we can look into this issue further.

To view and edit your support ticket, please log into your support history:
supporthistory.php

If anyone else is experiencing this same issue, please append to this thread.

Sign in to reply to this post

jhood-fysh78990Beta Tester

Fields "required" is persistent regardless of what I do

I start with a defined preset from Form builder. Then I customize it and save it as a new type and preset. I am creating a complex form with a set of custom presets for the form itself and the various fieldsets in the form. The fields persist in maintaining a required setting and will also in some instances decide that the field should be validated as an email address. I checked the XML files for the presets I created and they appear to me fine (ie required: false, ). I have done this many times, some times it work, then it will not.

In addition each time I try to update the form the following code is added to the end of the php file.

<script src="webassist/forms/wa_servervalidation.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script>
var XXXXJobApp_Sharp_Default_Opts = {
focusout: true,
focusin: false,
change: false,
keyup: false,
popupClass: "Serene",
pointedAt: "middle",
fieldOffset: 0,
fieldMargin: 0,
position: "middle",
direction: "middle",
border: 0,
offset: 0,
closeText: "✖",
percentWidth: 100,
orientation: "left"
};
function XXXXJobApp_Sharp_Default_Validate() {
$("#XXXXJobApp_Sharp_Default").h5Validate(XXXXJobApp_Sharp_Default_Opts);
}
$(document).ready(function () {
XXXXJobApp_Sharp_Default_Validate()
ConvertServerErrors(XXXXJobApp_Sharp_Default_Opts);
});
</script>


Any assistance will be appreciated.

Sign in to reply to this post

Ray BorduinWebAssist

Can you export and send me the preset? I'll use it to do some testing.

Sign in to reply to this post

jhood-fysh78990Beta Tester

Files as requested

Hi Ray as requested, here are the presets

Sign in to reply to this post

Ray BorduinWebAssist

Are you updating the preset by opening the individual form groups and drilling down to the fields, or are you updating it in the quick edit interface on the main UI?

I think it might be an issue with using the quick edit, but I want to make sure before I drill in deeper.

Sign in to reply to this post

Build websites with a little help from your friends

Your friends over here at WebAssist! These Dreamweaver extensions will assist you in building unlimited, custom websites.

Build websites from already-built web applications

These out-of-the-box solutions provide you proven, tested applications that can be up and running now.  Build a store, a gallery, or a web-based email solution.

Want your website pre-built and hosted?

Close Windowclose

Rate your experience or provide feedback on this page

Account or customer service questions?
Please user our contact form.

Need technical support?
Please visit support to ask a question

Content

rating

Layout

rating

Ease of use

rating

security code refresh image

We do not respond to comments submitted from this page directly, but we do read and analyze any feedback and will use it to help make your experience better in the future.

Close Windowclose

We were unable to retrieve the attached file

Close Windowclose

Attach and remove files

add attachmentAdd attachment
Close Windowclose

Enter the URL you would like to link to in your post

Close Windowclose

This is how you use right click RTF editing

Enable right click RTF editing option allows you to add html markup into your tutorial such as images, bulleted lists, files and more...

-- click to close --

Uploading file...