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multiselect box adding strange [] to custom ID
When a form is generated it's adding square brackets to the end of the 'name' attribute of a multiselect select element.
August 14, 2012
8:09 pm
Robert Simpson
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Hi Oliver,

I'm using the form to submit new subscribers to a newsletter service and it's failing because for some reason cforms is adding extra square brackets to the name attribute of the element.

Example:

Contact Method[id:fe-vdekyf]#Email|3103951|set:true#Telephone|3103952

is producing this - <select multiple="multiple" name="fe-vdekyf[]" id="fe-vdekyf" class="cfselectmulti  fldrequired">

Any ideas?

Cheers,

Robert

August 25, 2012
11:07 am
Oliver
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The square brackets makes it an array, after all you've selected the multi-select box (which could send more than one value).

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