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  2. MDL-71686

Modal forms - not possible to pass arrays as arguments

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    • MOODLE_311_STABLE, MOODLE_400_STABLE
    • MOODLE_311_STABLE, MOODLE_400_STABLE
    • MDL-71686-master
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      1. Install a plugin from https://github.com/marinaglancy/moodle-local_modalformexamples (if you installed it earlier - update it to the latest version)
      2. Go to Site administration>Development>Modal form examples
      3. Open browser console, make sure no errors related to modal forms appear in the console during the test
      4. Navigate to test 2: try opening form clicking both links (with and without data), make sure values populate for the name and two options
      5. Navigate to test 4: try opening form with and without arguments, make sure arguments populate for the name and two options
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      Install a plugin from https://github.com/marinaglancy/moodle-local_modalformexamples (if you installed it earlier - update it to the latest version) Go to Site administration>Development>Modal form examples Open browser console, make sure no errors related to modal forms appear in the console during the test Navigate to test 2: try opening form clicking both links (with and without data), make sure values populate for the name and two options Navigate to test 4: try opening form with and without arguments, make sure arguments populate for the name and two options

      When we started moving all workplace forms to https://docs.moodle.org/dev/Modal_and_AJAX_forms we found a couple of errors introduced during re-writing from jquery to ES6 and also when making changes during integration review:

      1. The error handler does not bind "this" and on submission error (for example, if there was an exception during processing), the notification is not displayed, instead there is a JS error "'this' is undefined"
      edit: this was fixed in MDL-73205

      2. It is not possible to pass arrays as arguments - they reach the form as comma-separated string

      const args = {programid: 15, programuserids: [15,2,3,8]};
      const searchParams = new URLSearchParams(Object.entries(args));
      console.log(searchParams.toString());
      // Actual: programid=15&programuserids=15%2C2%2C3%2C8
      // What we expect: programid=15&programuserids[]=15&programuserids[]=2&programuserids[]=3&programuserids[]=8
      

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            marina Marina Glancy
            marina Marina Glancy
            Stevani Andolo Stevani Andolo
            Andrew Lyons Andrew Lyons
            John Edward Pedregosa John Edward Pedregosa
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