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Unable to get multi-form to work using book examples and 2.4.0


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Raithlin

Community Member, 5 Posts

12 August 2010 at 6:57am

I've been working my way through the SS book (fantastic resource, by the way). To pick up what's changed over the past year (quite a bit, as it turns out), I'm using SS 2.4.0 as a base. As you may imagine, with the book's code tested against 2.3beta, this has turned out to be quite a challenge in places.

I'm currently stuck in Chapter 6, section 4: Multi-Page Registration Form. Something isn't right, and I think it may have to do with changes to the Multi-Form module.

The extended classes create fine using the existing code - no changes there - and I'm able to make it all the way through the section, up until I have to actually submit a form. I am able to see the first step (the book code walks you through creating a 2 page form), but when I submit the first step to the server, I get an error:

[Fatal error: Call to a member function setForm() on a non-object in ~\sapphire\forms\Form.php on line 147]

- stacktrace shows the error happened when MultiForm->__construct was called.

Is this because the changes in the module have broken compatibility? I see the online documentation shows saving (finish()) picks up the data via SessionId, whereas the book code advocates $this->getSavedStepByClass('StepName').

Further differences include the book using ->SaveInto($object) to save the details, but I can't get that far to test.

If this is the case, then I can simply follow the online documentation to get it to work, and move on from there. If not, I need to know where I've gone wrong.

I want to update the sample code online and upload it for others to learn from so I'd really appreciate any help you good folk can give. Thanks in advance.

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Raithlin

Community Member, 5 Posts

25 August 2010 at 10:48pm

*BUMP*

Is nobody able to help with this? I haven't had time to check it out myself (will be doing so this coming week, hopefully), but I was hoping for some guidance from the forums to light the way.