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Can't insert dynamic value into HiddenField


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_Matt

28 April 2013 at 1:40am Community Member, 27 Posts

I'm trying to automatically insert a dynamic value into a HiddenField, but I can't get it working. At the moment I just get 'value="0"'.

This is a simplified version of what I'm trying to do:

static $db = array(
'MyID' => 'Int'
);

public function getCMSFields()
{
$fields = parent::getCMSFields();

$myID = 9999; // In my code this value is set dynamically

return new FieldList(
new HiddenField('MyID', 'My ID', $myID)
);
}

My dynamic value definitely works as I'm able to var_dump() it.

Can anyone explain why this doesn't work?