[pmwiki-users] How to update PTVs selectively using pmform without truncating hidden ones

Petko Yotov 5ko at 5ko.fr
Sat Jun 21 17:20:53 CDT 2014

Randy Brown writes:
> I'm using pmform to update a subset of page text variables on a page. If I'm  
> not updating a particular PTV, I hide it on the form using:
> (:input hidden $:MyPTV value="{{*$FullName}$:MyPTV}" :)
> The problem is that when the MyPTV contains a double quote, it gets  
> truncated at the quote.
> What is the best way around this?

You can probably use input default:

  (:input default source={*$FullName}:)
  (:input hidden $:MyPTV:)

This should work for all core forms, not only PmForm.


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