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<?php

/**
 *  Class for hidden controls.
 *
 *  @author     Stefan Gabos <hide@address.com>
 *  @copyright  (c) 2006 - 2013 Stefan Gabos
 *  @package    Controls
 */
class Zebra_Form_Hidden extends Zebra_Form_Control
{

    /**
     *  Adds an <input type="hidden"> control to the form.
     *
     *  <b>Do not instantiate this class directly! Use the {@link Zebra_Form::add() add()} method instead!</b>
     *
     *  <code>
     *  // create a new form
     *  $form = new Zebra_Form('my_form');
     *
     *  // add a hidden control to the form
     *  $obj = $form->add('hidden', 'my_hidden', 'Secret value');
     *
     *  // don't forget to always call this method before rendering the form
     *  if ($form->validate()) {
     *      // put code here
     *  }
     *
     *  // output the form using an automatically generated template
     *  $form->render();
     *  </code>
     *
     *  @param  string  $id             Unique name to identify the control in the form.
     *
     *                                  The control's <b>name</b> attribute will be the same as the <b>id</b> attribute!
     *
     *                                  This is the name to be used when referring to the control's value in the
     *                                  POST/GET superglobals, after the form is submitted.
     *
     *                                  <b>Hidden controls are automatically rendered when the {@link Zebra_Form::render() render()}
     *                                  method is called!</b><br>
     *                                  <b>Do not print them in template files!</b>
     *
     *  @param  string  $default        (Optional) Default value of the text box.
     *
     *  @return void
     */
    function __construct($id, $default = '')
    {

        // call the constructor of the parent class
        parent::__construct();

        // set the private attributes of this control
        // these attributes are private for this control and are for internal use only
        // and will not be rendered by the _render_attributes() method
        $this->private_attributes = array(

            'disable_xss_filters',
            'locked',

        );

        // set the default attributes for the hidden control
        // put them in the order you'd like them rendered

        // notice that if control's name is 'MAX_FILE_SIZE' we'll generate a random ID attribute for the control
        // as, with multiple forms having upload controls on them, this hidden control appears as many times as the
        // forms do and we don't want to have the same ID assigned to multiple controls
        $this->set_attributes(

            array(

                'type'  =>  'hidden',
                'name'  =>  $id,
                'id'    =>  ($id != 'MAX_FILE_SIZE' ? $id : 'mfs_' . rand(0, 100000)),
                'value' =>  $default,

            )

        );

    }

    /**
     *  Generates the control's HTML code.
     *
     *  <i>This method is automatically called by the {@link Zebra_Form::render() render()} method!</i>
     *
     *  @return string  The control's HTML code
     */
    function toHTML()
    {

        return '<input ' . $this->_render_attributes() . ($this->form_properties['doctype'] == 'xhtml' ? '/' : '') . '>';

    }

}

?>
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