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Whats the Best way to store formatted text in a form?

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Community Member, 36 Posts

4 December 2009 at 1:26pm

Hey Crew.

I've been trying to store html formatted text from a form so that users entering a 'description' will have their text formatting saved on entry:

	public function SubmissionForm() {
		$fields = new FieldSet();

                $fields->push(new TextareaField('Description', 'Description'));

                $actions = new FieldSet();
		$actions->push(new FormAction('SubmissionFormAction', 'Submit'));

		return new Form($this, 'SubmissionForm', $fields, $actions);

In the back end of the CMS I can use HTMLEditorField without issue. But I don't want A: The user to be able to use a WYSIWYG editor and B: Know that their input is being saved as HTML text.

Whats the best way to get this?

A really good example is this Content field I'm filling out right now! hah.


Community Member, 36 Posts

9 December 2009 at 12:21am

Is this something thats straight forward or is it a more complicated topic?