[development] formsapi question: saving additional fields' data

Chris Johnson chris at tinpixel.com
Wed Apr 26 12:55:02 UTC 2006

Gordon Heydon wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-04-25 at 14:39 -0700, Nedjo Rogers wrote:
>>> You can add a #submit much like a #validate.
>> Thanks Earl!
>> Specifically (in case anyone else also missed this), you add an element to 
>> the $form's #submit attribute array, with the key being the function to send 
>> the form values to and the value being an array of arguments to use in 
>> addition to the default ones.  Example:
>> $form['#submit']['examplemodule_submit'] = array();
> Be aware that this will be the only hook_submit() that will be called.
> The default hook_submit() ($form_id .'_submit()') is only added when
> #submit is empty.
> I actually did a small tip about this yesterday. See
> http://heydon.com.au/node/926 for what I wrote.
> Gordon.

Ah.  Interesting.  I had no idea.  I've never needed it, but these kinds of 
explanatory tips really need to be in the documentation.

And I've added your blog to my RSS reader, Gordon.  :-)


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