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Give a Form Fieldset an ID


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merrick_sd

Community Member, 99 Posts

16 August 2012 at 2:46am

How can i give a form fieldset an id?

or would have to do a custom template.ss form?

eg: php code

$fields = new FieldSet(
whatever

)

only gives me
front end output
<fieldset>

but i want <fieldset id="delegates">

and it needs to be on a fieldset not a div or other TAG

any ideas?

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5523 Posts

17 August 2012 at 8:10pm

The fieldset class doesn't wrap the fields in a 'fieldset' (terrible naming). It's actually part of the template (https://github.com/silverstripe/sapphire/blob/2.4/templates/Includes/Form.ss#L10) so you'd either need to do a custom template or put the ID on a div within the fieldset.

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merrick_sd

Community Member, 99 Posts

17 August 2012 at 10:34pm

thanks for the info.
I was using a piece of javascript found at http://vipullimbachiya.com/?p=349
to duplicate fields and was stuck and thinking the js would only work on the <filedset> id, but luckily it can work on a div as well.