[development] FormHelp Module Idea

Nedjo Rogers nedjo at islandnet.com
Sat Apr 28 02:37:43 UTC 2007

> Unless it already exists in some form, a module that provided an admin 
> interface to form_alter functionality in general might be handy... being 
> able to hide fields, etc. without leaving the Drupal admin interface

Form Filter, http://drupal.org/project/formfilter, provides a UI for hiding 
fields. (They are passed as values, and hide only if they meet validation 

It can also be used by developers to fetch altered versions of forms--feed 
in a form id and the fields you wish to have, and get a version of that form 
with only those fields visible, but the other fields passed as values. This 
is used in Active Edit module, part of Javascript Tools, to enable in place 

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