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(solved) Get Name from selected DropDownList element


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Community Member, 19 Posts

15 March 2011 at 5:38am

Edited: 15/03/2011 5:40am


I have another question which is - i think so - a very easy question.

Here is my code for creating a form:

function Form() {
$SkripteAll = SkriptHelper::GetSkripte()->toDropdownMap('ID', 'Name');
$fields = new FieldSet(
new DropdownField('Skript','', $SkripteAll)

$actions = new FieldSet(
new FormAction('doSubmit', 'Anzeigen')

$form = new Form(
return $form;

Now I want to know in the doSubmit method, which item the user has selected.


in the doSubmit method I get the ID (for example 1). But I want to know the name or much better I want to know the complete Skript-object, which I have mapped from the database into the dropdownfield.

Can anyone help me with my problem?

Best regards Beppo


Community Member, 225 Posts

15 March 2011 at 6:08am

public $SkripteAll;
function Form() {
$this->SkripteAll = SkriptHelper::GetSkripte()->toDropdownMap('ID', 'Name');
function doSubmit($data,$form) {
$SkriptID = (int)$data['Skript'];
if( !empty($this->SkripteAll[$SkriptID]) ) $selectedSkript = $this->SkripteAll[$SkriptID];


Community Member, 19 Posts

15 March 2011 at 8:10am

Thanks for your answer, now it works.

But I have another problem you perhaps could help me. Currently I have one dropdownfield and a button in my form. Depending on the chosen element in the dropdownfield I want to display different data in the frontend page.

At the moment I tried it to solve in this way:

public $SkriptanmeldungenAll;

function doSubmitDruckliste($data, $form) {
//some code
$this->SkriptanmeldungenAll = DataObject::get("Skriptanmeldung","SkriptID = '$SkriptID'");

function GetSkriptanmeldungen($SkriptID)
return $this->SkriptanmeldungenAll;

An the template looks like this:

<% control GetSkriptanmeldungen %>
<tr style='height:30px' >
<% end_control %>

But at the momentan no data are displayed.

Best regards, Beppo


Community Member, 19 Posts

17 March 2011 at 12:34am

Edited: 17/03/2011 12:34am

For my last posting I created a new Thread:

[url=]Show data after submitting a form[/url]

Thanks for the help.