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input field with square brackets

Posted on 2011-09-07
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In my form i have 1 elemnt with square bracket
   " <input name="bodyIDList[]"  id="bodyIDList" value="">"

when i pass this page to coldfusion how does this treat with form variable as a list or ana array
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That isn't a legal form field name... if you're trying to do an array-style form, just append a number to it..


  <input name="bodyIDList#counter#"  id="bodyIDList#counter#" value="">"

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>> when i pass this page to coldfusion how does this treat with form variable as a list or ana array

Neither.  CF treats it like any other form field. The value is a string.  But because it's not a valid variable name, you need to use array notation to access it.

     <cfset value = FORM["bodyIDList[]"]>



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