2 Jan 2012 4:02 AM #1
Using square brackets in field name breaks selectfield reset
Sencha Touch 1.1.0
Tested on iOS 5.0
Ruby on Rails require field names in the following format 'model[property]', so my ST form field names use the same format:
name : 'asb[asb_type_id]',
valueField : 'id',
displayField : 'name',
store : app.stores.asbTypes
xtype : 'textareafield',
name : 'asb[description]',
label : 'Description',
maxLength : 60,
maxRows : 5
This only becomes a problem when reseting a 'selectfield' field. The following error is thrown:
"Invalid ComponentQuery selector: "]""
The error relates to the function called 'child' that is called when the selectfield attempts to reset the picker value, calling a query on something like:
The call stack is:
Picker.setValue() - Line 28589
Picker.child() - Line 25509
2 Jan 2012 6:54 AM #2
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This is because the square brackets mean something to ComponentQuery.Mitchell Simoens @LikelyMitch
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2 Jan 2012 6:58 AM #3
Which is why I believe it is a bug. Unless of course W3C doesn't allow square brackets in the name attribute, my impression was that they were allowed.
27 Jan 2012 2:00 PM #4
How can this be closed?
Isn't it a legitimate bug if ComponentQuery is re tasking a legitimate character used in form names?