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We are ready to finally deploy our application system that was built on DB SQL.

There is one final enhancement that our HR department would like added that I cannot figure out how to do. The table that contains all the job postings is a relationship and the selection list is generated with

<%tempjobs%>
<select name="position">
<%loop lists%>
<option value="<%id%>"><%position%></option>
<%endloop%>
</select>

The %tempjobs% global is used to sort the list alphabetically:

sub {
my $tab = $DB->table('positions');
$tab->select_options("ORDER BY position");
return { lists => $tab->select({ active => "yes"})->fetchall_hashref };
}

The list generates fine. Whenever the user chooses their posting and submits it, it enters the ID number from the positions table into the position field in the hr table. ID is the primary key in the positions table.

The problem we are having is that on the add_success page, they would like a message displayed that reads:

“Thank you for applying. Your application id number is <%id%> and you have applied for <%position%>.”

When I did this, It displays both fields from the users input fine. However, instead of the position number, HR would like the user to see the name of the posting (position from the positions table). Is there anyway to have this done?

The site is now at http://apply.pps.k12.pa.us/admin/admin.cgi - i have removed the security from the admin panel for you if you want to take a look at it.
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Thread Showing a field afail77 2612 Oct 10, 2005, 5:27 AM
Post Re: [afail77] Showing a field
afail77 2544 Oct 11, 2005, 6:38 AM