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Problem with custom form Template


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somaboy

12 March 2009 at 2:29am Community Member, 8 Posts

Hi,

I'm trying to render a custom form using renderWith().

I'm still quite new to SS, so the data model isn't entirely clear to me yet. Here's what I have so far:

   class SignupForm extends Form
   {
      function __construct($controller, $name)
      {
          $fields = new FieldSet(
               new TextField("FirstName", "voornaam"),
               new TextField("Surname,", 'naam'),
               new DateField('BirthDate', 'geboortedatum'),
               new EmailField("Email", "e-mail adres"),
               new PhoneNumberField('Mobile', 'gsm'),
               new PhoneNumberField('Fax', 'fax'),
               new TextField('Street', 'straat'),
               new TextField('Number', 'huisnummer'),
               new TextField('Zip', 'postcode'),
               new TextField('City', 'gemeente')
          );
         
          $actions = new FieldSet("SignupAction", "word lid");
         
         
          parent::__construct($controller, $name, $fields, $actions);
      }
      
      function forTemplate() {
          return $this->renderWith(array(
                $this->class,
                'Form'
          ));
      }
      
      function submit($data, $form) {
         $submission = new SignupFormSubmission();
         $form->saveInto($submission);
         $submission->write();
         
         Director::redirectBack();
      }
   
   }

Now, how do i make it actually render, using my custom SignupForm template? I guess I need to create a Model and controller for the page, but what should be in those classes? Also, how do i integrate validation?

Thanks a million.

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brb5548

18 March 2009 at 11:01am Community Member, 17 Posts

if i understand your question, you should be able to comment the 'Director::redirectBack();' line in the submit function and use
$this->renderWith('SignupForm');
to render with your SignupForm.ss template.