[Cubicweb] Workflows / vid statuschange

Sylvain Thénault sylvain.thenault at logilab.fr
Fri Jun 11 15:08:06 CEST 2010

On 09 juin 10:20, Carlos Balderas wrote:
> Hello list!

Hey Carlos,
> This question is about navigation among custom views.
> I was trying to call statuschange view (which is a form/view for changing
> states of a workflowable entity) from another place which is not the
> original entity primary view and I try to use __redirectpath form value to
> come back to the original place after validate or cancel button was
> executed, but did not work as I was expecting.
> note:
> I have been using __redirectpath form value to call "add" and "edition"
> views of entities from custum views I have made for my application to make
> certain way of custom navigation, I am not sure this is the correct thing to
> do to make this type of custom navigation, until now I haven't have any
> trouble at all though.

It's indeed the correct way to handle navigation after form posting.
> So, talking about statuschange vid, I was looking at method redirectpath in
> line 107 of cubicweb/web/views/workflow.py and I found that always writes
> the value of __redirectpath form variable, so I was thinking if you consider
> proper to make a validation when the __redirectpath is already present
> (sent) in the form parameters then respect the given value.
> I inherited the class ChangeStateFormView to make some tests about this, but
> I found out that this view always writes __redirectpath form parameter, so
> sending another __redirectpath parameter by GET form method will duplicate
> this value and I don't get the behavior I expected.
> Maybe exist another way to achive what I am looking for.

I'm not sure to grasp what are you trying to acheive your goal. Simply
overriding the redirectpath method to return whatever you want
doesn't do the trick?

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