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.. ==================================================
.. Header hierachy
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.. Best Practice T3 reST  https://docs.typo3.org/typo3cms/drafts/github/xperseguers/RstPrimer/
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.. External Links: `Bootstrap <http://getbootstrap.com/>`_:
.. Add Images: https://wiki.typo3.org/ReST_Syntax#Images
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.. -*- coding: utf-8 -*- with BOM.


.. include:: Includes.txt

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.. _general:

General
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* Project homepage: https://git.math.uzh.ch/typo3/qfq
* Latest relases: https://w3.math.uzh.ch/qfq/

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.. _installation:

Installation
============

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The following features are only tested on linux hosts:

* HTML to PDF conversion - command `wkhtmltopdf`.
* Concatenation of PDF files - command `pdftk`.
* Mime type detection for uploads - command `file`.

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Preparation
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Report & Form
^^^^^^^^^^^^^

In PHP 5.x the QFQ extension needs  the PHP MySQL native driver. The following functions are used and are only available with the
native driver (see also: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/php-mysqlnd/):

* mysqli::get_result (important),
* mysqli::fetch_all (nice to use)

To normalize UTF8 input, the *php5-intl* resp. *php7.0-intl* package is needed by

* normalizer::normalize()

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For the `download`_ function, the programs `pdftk` and `file` are necessary to concatenate PDF files.
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Preparation for Ubuntu 14.04::

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	sudo apt-get install php5-mysqlnd php5-intl
	sudo apt-get install pdftk file                # for file upload and PDF
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	sudo php5enmod mysqlnd
	sudo service apache2 restart

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Preparation for Ubuntu 16.04::
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	sudo apt install php7.0-intl
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	sudo apt install pdftk libxrender1 file        # for file upload, PDF and 'HTML to PDF' (wkhtmltopdf)
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wkhtmltopdf
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`wkhtmltopdf <http://wkhtmltopdf.org/>`_ will be used by QFQ to offer 'website print' and 'HTML to PDF' conversion.
The program is not included in QFQ and has to be manually installed.
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* The Ubuntu package `wkhtmltopdf` needs a running Xserver - this does not work on a headless webserver. Best is to
   install the QT version from the named website above.
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In `config-qfq-ini`_ specify the:
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* installed `wkhtmltopdf` binary:

  * `WKHTMLTOPDF = /.../wkhtmltopdf`

* the site base URL:

  * `BASE_URL_PRINT = http://example.com/`

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**Important**: To access FE_GROUP protected pages or content, it's necessary to disable the `[FE][lockIP]` check! `wkhtml`
will access the Typo3 page locally (localhost) and that IP address is different from the client (=user) IP.
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Configure via Typo3 Installtool `All configuration > $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['FE']`: ::
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   [FE][lockIP] = 0

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**Warning**: this disables an important anti-'session hijacking' protection. The security level of the whole installation
will be *lowered*! Again, this is only needed if `wkhtml` needs access to FE_GROUP protected pages & content. As an
alternative to lower the security level, create a separated page subtree which is only accessible (configured via
Typosript) from specific IPs **or** if a FE-User is logged in.

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If there are problems with converting/downloading FE_GROUP protected pages, check `SHOW_DEBUG_INFO = download` to debug.

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HTML to PDF conversion
''''''''''''''''''''''

`wkhtmltopdf` converts a website (local or remote) to a (multi)-page PDF file. It's mainly used in `download`_.

Print
'''''

Different browser prints the same page in different variations. To prevent this, QFQ implements a small PHP wrapper
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`print.php` with uses `wkhtmltopdf` to convert HTML to PDF.
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Provide a `print this page`-link (replace {current pageId})::

	<a href="typo3conf/ext/qfq/qfq/api/print.php?id={current pageId}">Print this page</a>

Any parameter specified after `print.php` will be delivered to `wkhtmltopdf` as part of the URL.

Typoscript code to implement a print link on every page::

	10 = TEXT
	10 {
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		wrap = <a href="typo3conf/ext/qfq/qfq/api/print.php?id=|&type=2"><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-print" aria-hidden="true"></span> Printview</a>
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		data = page:uid
	}

Setup
-----

* Install the extension via the Extensionmanager.

  * If you install the extension by manual download/upload and get an error message
    "can't activate extension": rename the downloaded zip file to `qfq.zip` or `qfq_<version>.zip` (e.g. version: 0.9.1).

  * If the Extensionmanager stops after importing: check your memory limit in php.ini.

* Enable the online local-documentation_.
* Copy/rename the file *<Documentroot>/typo3conf/ext/<ext_dir>/config.example.qfq.ini* to
  *<Documentroot>/typo3conf/config.qfq.ini* and configure the necessary values: `config.qfq.ini`_
  The configuration file is outside the extension directory to not loose it during updates.
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* When the QFQ Extension is called the first time on the Typo3 Frontend, the file *<ext_dir>/qfq/sql/formEditor.sql* will
  played and fills the database with the *FormEditor* records. This also happens automatically after each software update of QFQ.
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* Configure Typoscript to include Bootstrap, jQuery, QFQ javascript and CSS files.

::

	page.meta {
	  X-UA-Compatible = IE=edge
	  X-UA-Compatible.attribute = http-equiv
	  viewport=width=device-width, initial-scale=1
	}

	page.includeCSS {
		file1 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/Css/bootstrap.min.css
		file2 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/Css/bootstrap-theme.min.css
		file3 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/Css/jqx.base.css
		file4 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/Css/jqx.bootstrap.css
		file5 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/Css/qfq-bs.css
	}

	page.includeJS {
		file1 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/JavaScript/jquery.min.js
		file2 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/JavaScript/bootstrap.min.js
		file3 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/JavaScript/validator.min.js
		file4 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/JavaScript/jqx-all.js
		file5 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/JavaScript/globalize.js
		file6 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/JavaScript/tinymce.min.js
		file7 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/JavaScript/EventEmitter.min.js
		file8 = typo3conf/ext/qfq/Resources/Public/JavaScript/qfq.min.js
	}

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.. _form-editor:
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FormEditor
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Setup a *report* to manage all *forms*:

* Create a Typo3 page.
* Set the 'URL Alias' to `form` (default) or the individual defined value in parameter EDIT_FORM_PAGE (config.qfq.ini).
* Insert a content record of type *qfq*.
* In the bodytext insert the following code:
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::

	# If there is a form given by SIP: show
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	form={{form:SE}}
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	10 {
		# List of Forms: Do not show this list of forms if there is a form given by SIP.
		# Table header.
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		sql = SELECT CONCAT('{{pageId:T}}&form=Form&') as _Pagen, '#', 'Name', 'Title', 'Table', '' FROM (SELECT 1) AS fake WHERE  '{{form:SE}}'=''
		head = <table class="table table-hover qfq-table-50">
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		tail = </table>
		rbeg = <thead><tr>
		rend = </tr></thead>
		fbeg = <th>
		fend = </th>

		10 {
			# All forms
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			sql = SELECT CONCAT('{{pageId:T}}&form=Form&r=', f.id) as _Pagee, f.id, f.name, f.title, f.tableName, CONCAT('form=Form&r=', f.id) as _Paged FROM Form AS f  ORDER BY f.name
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			rbeg = <tr>
			rend = </tr>
			fbeg = <td>
			fend = </td>
		}
	}

.. _config-qfq-ini:

config.qfq.ini
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+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Keyword                     | Example                                         | Description                                                                |
+=============================+=================================================+============================================================================+
| DB_USER                     | DB_USER=qfqUser                                 | Credentials configured in MySQL                                            |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| DB_PASSWORD                 | DB_PASSWORD=1234567890                          | Credentials configured in MySQL                                            |
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+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| DB_SERVER                   | DB_SERVER=localhost                             | Hostname of MySQL Server                                                   |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| DB_NAME                     | DB_NAME=qfq_db                                  | Database name                                                              |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| DB_INIT                     | DB_INIT=set names utf8                          | Global init for using the database.                                        |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| SQL_LOG                     | SQL_LOG=sql.log                                 | Filename to log SQL commands: relative to <ext_dir> or absolute.           |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| SQL_LOG_MODE                | SQL_LOG_MODE=modify                             | *all*: every statement will be logged - this might a lot.                  |
|                             |                                                 | *modify*: log only statements who change data.                             |
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+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| SHOW_DEBUG_INFO             | SHOW_DEBUG_INFO=auto                            | FE - Possible values: yes|no|auto|download. For 'auto': If a BE User is    |
|                             |                                                 | logged in, a debug information will be shown on the FE.                    |
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+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| REDIRECT_ALL_MAIL_TO        | REDIRECT_ALL_MAIL_TO=john@doe.com               | If set, redirect all QFQ generated mails (Form, Report) to the specified.  |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| CSS_LINK_CLASS_INTERNA    L | CSS_LINK_CLASS_INTERNAL=internal                | CSS class name of links which points to internal tagets                    |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| CSS_LINK_CLASS_EXTERNAL     | CSS_LINK_CLASS_EXTERNAL=external                | CSS class name of links which points to internal tagets                    |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| CSS_CLASS_QFQ_CONTAINER     |CSS_CLASS_QFQ_CONTAINER=container                | QFQ with own Bootstrap: 'container'.                                       |
|                             |                                                 | QFQ already nested in Bootstrap of mainpage: <empty>                       |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| CSS_CLASS_QFQ_FORM          | CSS_CLASS_QFQ_FORM=qfq-color-base               | Wrap around QFQ 'Form'                                                     |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| CSS_CLASS_QFQ_FORM_PILL     |CSS_CLASS_QFQ_FORM_PILL=qfq-color-grey-1         | Wrap around title bar for pills: CSS Class, typically a background color   |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| CSS_CLASS_QFQ_FORM_BODY     |CSS_CLASS_QFQ_FORM_BODY=qfq-color-grey-2         | Wrap around formelements: CSS Class, typically a background color          |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| DATE_FORMAT                 | DATE_FORMAT= yyyy-mm-dd                         | Possible options: yyyy-mm-dd, dd.mm.yyyy                                   |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| FORM_DATA_PATTERN_ERROR     |FORM_DATA_PATTERN_ERROR=please check pa.         | Customizable error message used in validator.js. 'pattern' violation       |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| FORM_DATA_REQUIRED_ERROR    |FORM_DATA_REQUIRED_ERROR=missing value           | Customizable error message used in validator.js. 'required' fields         |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| FORM_DATA_MATCH_ERROR       |FORM_DATA_MATCH_ERROR=type error                 | Customizable error message used in validator.js. 'match' retype mismatch   |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| FORM_DATA_ERROR             |FORM_DATA_ERROR=generic error                    | Customizable error message used in validator.js. 'no specific' given       |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| FORM_BS_COLUMNS             | FORM_BS_COLUMNS=12                              | The whole form will be wrapped in 'col-md-??'. Default is 12 for 100%      |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| FORM_BS_LABEL_COLUMNS       | FORM_BS_LABEL_COLUMNS = 3                       | Default number of BS columns for the 'label'-column                        |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| FORM_BS_INPUT_COLUMNS       | FORM_BS_INPUT_COLUMNS = 6                       | Default number of BS columns for the 'input'-column                        |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| FORM_BS_NOTE_COLUMNS        | FORM_BS_NOTE_COLUMNS = 3                        | Default number of BS columns for the 'note'-column                         |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| FORM_BUTTON_ON_CHANGE_CLASS | FORM_BUTTON_ON_CHANGE_CLASS=alert-info btn-info | Color for save button after modification                                   |
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+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| BASE_URL_PRINT              | BASE_URL_PRINT=http://example.com               | URL where wkhtmltopdf will fetch the HTML (no parameter, those comes later)|
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| WKHTMLTOPDF                 | WKHTMLTOPDF=/usr/bin/wkhtmltopdf                | Binary where to find wkhtmltopdf.                                          |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| EDIT_FORM_PAGE              | EDIT_FORM_PAGE = form                           | T3 Pagealias to edit a form.                                               |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| LDAP_1_RDN                  | LDAP_1_RDN='ou=Admin,ou=example,dc=com'         | Credentials for non-anonymous LDAP access. At the moment only one set of   |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+ crendentials is supported.                                                 |
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| LDAP_1_PASSWORD             | LDAP_1_PASSWORD=mySecurePassword                |                                                                            |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| ESCAPE_TYPE_DEFAULT         | ESCAPE_TYPE_DEFAULT=s                           | All variables `{{...}}` get this escape class by default.                  |
|                             |                                                 | See `variable-escape`_.                                                    |
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| SECURITY_VARS_HONEYPOT      | SECURITY_VARS_HONEYPOT = email,username,password| If empty: no check. All named variables will rendered as INPUT elements    |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| SECURITY_ATTACK_DELAY       | SECURITY_ATTACK_DELAY = 5                       | If an attack is detected, sleep 'x' seconds and exit PHP process           |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| SECURITY_SHOW_MESSAGE       | SECURITY_SHOW_MESSAGE = true                    | If an attack is detected, show a message                                   |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| SECURITY_GET_MAX_LENGTH     | SECURITY_GET_MAX_LENGTH = 50                    | GET vars longer than 'x' chars triggers an `attack-recognized`.            |
|                             |                                                 | `ExceptionMaxLength`_                                                      |
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|GFX_EXTRA_BUTTON_INFO_INLINE | <img src="info.png">                            | Image for `extraButtonInfo`_ (inline)                                      |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|GFX_EXTRA_BUTTON_INFO_BELOW  | <img src="info.png">                            | Image for `extraButtonInfo`_ (below)                                       |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| SAVE_BUTTON_TEXT            | SAVE_BUTTON_TEXT =                              | Default text on the form save button. Typically none.                      |
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| SAVE_BUTTON_TOOLTIP         | SAVE_BUTTON_TOOLTIP = save                      | Default tooltip on the form save button.                                   |
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| SAVE_BUTTON_CLASS           | SAVE_BUTTON_CLASS = btn btn-default navbar-btn  | Default Bootstrap CSS class for buttons on top of the form                 |
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| SAVE_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON      | SAVE_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON = glyphicon-ok           | Default Icon for the form save button                                      |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| CLOSE_BUTTON_TEXT           | CLOSE_BUTTON_TEXT =                             | Default text on the form close button. Typically none.                     |
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| CLOSE_BUTTON_TOOLTIP        | CLOSE_BUTTON_TOOLTIP = close                    | Default tooltip on the form close button.                                  |
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| CLOSE_BUTTON_CLASS          | CLOSE_BUTTON_CLASS = btn btn-default navbar-btn | Default Bootstrap CSS class for buttons on top of the form                 |
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| CLOSE_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON     | CLOSE_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON = glyphicon-remove      | Default Icon for the form close button                                     |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| DELETE_BUTTON_TEXT          | DELETE_BUTTON_TEXT =                            | Default text on the form delete button. Typically none.                    |
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| DELETE_BUTTON_TOOLTIP       | DELETE_BUTTON_TOOLTIP = delete                  | Default tooltip on the form delete button.                                 |
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| DELETE_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON    | DELETE_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON = glyphicon-trash      | Default Icon for the form delete button                                    |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| NEW_BUTTON_TEXT             | NEW_BUTTON_TEXT =                               | Default text on the form new button. Typically none.                       |
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| NEW_BUTTON_TOOLTIP          | NEW_BUTTON_TOOLTIP = new                        | Default tooltip on the form new button.                                    |
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| NEW_BUTTON_CLASS            | NEW_BUTTON_CLASS = btn btn-default navbar-btn   | Default Bootstrap CSS class for buttons on top of the form                 |
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| NEW_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON       | NEW_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON = glyphicon-plus          | Default Icon for the form new button                                       |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| DB_UPDATE                   | DB_UPDATE = auto                                | 'auto': apply DB Updates only if there is a newer version.                 |
|                             |                                                 | 'always': apply DB Updates always, especially play formEditor.sql every    |
|                             |                                                 | time QFQ is called - *not* recommended!                                    |
|                             |                                                 | 'never': never apply DB Updates.                                           |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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| DOCUMENTATION_QFQ           | DOCUMENTATION_QFQ=http://docs.typo3.org...      | Link to the online documentation of QFQ.                                   |
+-----------------------------+-------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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Example: *typo3conf/config.qfq.ini*

::

	; To get internal default values, inactivate the option by commenting (= ';') it.
	DB_USER = qfqUser
	DB_SERVER = localhost
	DB_PASSWORD = 12345678
	DB_NAME = qfq_db
	DB_INIT = set names utf8
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	; SQL_LOG = sql.log
	; SQL_LOG_MODE = modify
	; SHOW_DEBUG_INFO = auto
	; REDIRECT_ALL_MAIL_TO = john.doe@example.com
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	CSS_LINK_CLASS_INTERNAL = internal
	CSS_LINK_CLASS_EXT = external
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	; CSS_CLASS_QFQ_CONTAINER =
	; CSS_CLASS_QFQ_FORM =
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	CSS_CLASS_QFQ_FORM_PILL = qfq-color-grey-1
	CSS_CLASS_QFQ_FORM_BODY = qfq-color-grey-2
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	; FORM_DATA_PATTERN_ERROR =
	; FORM_DATA_REQUIRED_ERROR =
	; FORM_DATA_MATCH_ERROR =
	; FORM_DATA_ERROR =
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	; FORM_BS_COLUMNS = 12
	; FORM_BS_LABEL_COLUMNS = 3
	; FORM_BS_INPUT_COLUMNS = 6
	; FORM_BS_NOTE_COLUMNS = 3
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	; LDAP_1_RDN='ou=Admin,dc=example,dc=com'
	; LDAP_1_PASSWORD=mySecurePassword
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	; ESCAPE_TYPE_DEFAULT=s
	; SECURITY_VARS_HONEYPOT=email,username,password
	; SECURITY_ATTACK_DELAY=5
	; SECURITY_SHOW_MESSAGE=true
	; SECURITY_GET_MAX_LENGTH=50
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	;SAVE_BUTTON_TEXT =
	;SAVE_BUTTON_TOOLTIP = save
	;SAVE_BUTTON_CLASS = btn btn-default navbar-btn
	;SAVE_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON = glyphicon-ok

	;CLOSE_BUTTON_TEXT =
	;CLOSE_BUTTON_TOOLTIP = close
	;CLOSE_BUTTON_CLASS = btn btn-default navbar-btn
	;CLOSE_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON = glyphicon-remove

	;DELETE_BUTTON_TEXT =
	;DELETE_BUTTON_TOOLTIP = delete
	;DELETE_BUTTON_CLASS = btn btn-default navbar-btn
	;DELETE_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON = glyphicon-trash

	;NEW_BUTTON_TEXT =
	;NEW_BUTTON_TOOLTIP = new
	;NEW_BUTTON_CLASS = btn btn-default navbar-btn
	;NEW_BUTTON_GLYPH_ICON = glyphicon-plus

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	; auto | always | never
	;DB_UPDATE=auto

	;DOCUMENTATION_QFQ = https://docs.typo3.org/typo3cms/drafts/github/T3DocumentationStarter/Public-Info-053/Manual.html

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..

It's also possible to setup custom variables in `config.qfq.ini`.

E.g. to setup a contact address and reuse the information inside your installation do:

 * `config.qfq.in`::

		ADMINISTRATIVE_CONTACT = john@doe.com
		ADMINISTRATIVE_ADDRESS = John Doe, Hollywood Blvd. 1, L.A.
		ADMINISTRATIVE_NAME = John Doe

 * Somewhere in a `Form` or in `Report`::

      {{ADMINISTRATIVE_CONTACT:Y}}, {{ADMINISTRATIVE_ADDRESS:Y}}, {{ADMINISTRATIVE_NAME}}

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.. _`ExceptionMaxLength`:

Exception for SECURITY_GET_MAX_LENGTH
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

If it is necessary to use a GET variable which exceeds SECURITY_GET_MAX_LENGTH limit, name the variable with '_<num>' at
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the end. E.g. `my_long_variable_130`. Such a variable has an allowed length of 130 chars. Access the a variable as
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usual with the variable name: `{{my_long_variable_130:C:...}}`.


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server). For a development server instead, deactivate the forbid rule of 'documentation'. In `.htaccess` (snippet from
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.. _concept:

Concept
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SIPs
----

The following is a technical background information. Not needed to just use QFQ.

The SIPs are uniq timestamps, created/registered on the fly for a specific browser session (=user). Every SIP is
registered on the server (= stored in a PHP Session) and contains one or more key/value pairs. The key/value pairs never leave
the server. The SIPs will be used:

* to protect values not to be spoofed by anyone,
* to protect values not to be altered by anyone,
* to grant access, e.g.:

  * load and save forms,
  * upload files,
  * download files,
  * PHP AJAX pages.

SIPs becomes invalid, as soon as the current browser session is destroyed. The client (= user) can't manipulate the content
of SIPs - it's only possible to reuse already registered SIPs by the user, who already owns the session.
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Access privileges
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* Typo3 FE users,
* Typo3 pages,
* and/or Typo3 content records (e.g. QFQ records).

This will be used for general page structure privileges.

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which person record) will be implicit configured, by the way that records are viewable / editable (or not) through
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Typo3 QFQ content element
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Insert one or more QFQ content elements on a Typo3 page. Specify column and language per content record as wished.

The title of the QFQ content element will not be rendered. It's only visible in the backend for orientation.

QFQ Keywords (Bodytext)
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | Name              | Explanation                                                                     |
 +===================+=================================================================================+
 | form              | Formname defined in ttcontent record bodytext                                   |
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 |                   | - Fix. E.g.: **form = person**                                                  |
 |                   | - by SIP: **form = {{form}}**                                                   |
 |                   | - by SQL: **form = {{SELECT c.form FROM conference AS c WHERE c.id={{a:C}} }}** |
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 |                   | - If not specified, the default is '0'                                          |
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 | <level>.db        | Select a DB. Only necessary if a different than the standard DB should be used. |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.fbeg      | Start token for every field (=column)                                           |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.fend      | End token for every field (=column)                                             |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.head      | Start token for whole <level>                                                   |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.tail      | End token for whole <level>                                                     |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.rbeg      | Start token for row.                                                            |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.rbgd      | Alternating (per row) token                                                     |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.rend      | End token for row. Will be rendered **before** subsequent levels are processed  |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.renr      | End token for row. Will be rendered **after** subsequent levels are processed   |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.rsep      | Seperator token between rows                                                    |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.fsep      | Seperator token between fields (=columns)                                       |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.sql       | SQL Query                                                                       |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | <level>.althead   | If <level>.sql is empty, these token will be rendered                           |
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 | debugShowBodyText | If='1' and config.qfq.ini:*SHOW_DEBUG_INFO = yes*, shows a tooltip with bodytext|
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | sqlLog            | Overwrites config.qfq.ini: `SQL_LOG`_ . Only affects `Report`, not `Form`.      |
 +-------------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | sqlLogMode        | Overwrites config.qfq.ini: `SQL_LOG_MODE`_ . Only affects `Report`, not `Form`. |
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.. _debug:

Debug
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File: `config.qfq.ini`_

.. _SQL_LOG:

* *SQL_LOG*

  * Filename where to log SQL queries and statistical data.
  * File is relative to the extension directory or absolute (starting with '/').
  * Content: SQL queries and timestamp, formName/formId, fe_user, success, affected rows, newly created record
    id's and accessed from IP.
  * The global setting can be overwritten by defining `sqlLog` inside of a QFQ tt-content record.
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.. _SQL_LOG_MODE:

* *SQL_LOG_MODE = all|modify|error|none*

  * *all*: logs every SQL statement.
  * *modify*: logs only statements who might potentially change data.
  * *error*: logs only queries which generate SQL errors.
  * *none*: no query logging at all.
  * The global setting can be overwritten by defining `sqlLogMode` inside of a QFQ tt-content record.

* *SHOW_DEBUG_INFO = [yes|no|auto],[download]*

  If active, displays additional information in the Frontend (FE). This is typically helpful during development.
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  * *yes*:

    * Form:

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    * Report: Will be configured per tt-content record.

      *debugShowBodyText = 1*

  * *no*: No debug info.

  * *auto*: Depending if there is a Typo3 BE session, set internally:

    * *SHOW_DEBUG_INFO = yes*  (BE session exist)
    * *SHOW_DEBUG_INFO = no*   (no BE session)

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.. _REDIRECT_ALL_MAIL_TO:

* *REDIRECT_ALL_MAIL_TO=john@doe.com*

  * During the development, it might be helpful to configure a 'catch all' email address, which QFQ uses as the final receiver
    instead of the original intended one.

  * The setting will:

    * Replace the 'To' with the configured one.
    * Clear 'CC' and 'Bcc'
    * Write a note and the original configured receiver at the top of the email body.
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.. _variables:

Variables
---------

Most fields of a form or report specification might contain:

* ''constants'' (=strings), this is the standard use case.
* ''variables'' retrieved from the stores (see below),
* ''SQL statements'' (limited set of),
* or any combination of the above.

* A variable (or SQL) statement is surrounded by curly braces:

  *{{VarName[:<store / prio>[:<sanitize class>[:<escape>]]]}}*

* Example:

  *{{r}}*

  *{{index:FS}}*

  *{{name:FS:alnumx:s}}*

  *{{SELECT name FROM person WHERE id=1234}}*

  *{{SELECT name FROM person WHERE id={{r}} }}*

  *{{SELECT name FROM person WHERE id={{key1:C:alnumx}} }}*

* Leading and trailing spaces inside curly braces are removed.

  * *{{ SELECT "Hello World"   }}* acts as *{{SELECT "Hello World"}}*
  * *{{ varname   }}* acts as *{{varname}}*


* There are several stores, from where to retrieve the value. If a value is not found in one store, the next store is searched,
  until a value is found or there are no more stores available.
* If anywhere along the line an empty string is found, this **is** a value: therefore, the search will stop.
* If no value is found, the value is an <empty string>.

URL Parameter
^^^^^^^^^^^^^

* URL (=GET) Parameter can be used in *forms* and *reports* as variables.
* If a value violates a parameter sanitize class, the value becomes an empty string.

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	* 'm' - `real_escape_string() <http://php.net/manual/en/mysqli.real-escape-string.php>`_ (m = mysql)
	* 'l' - LDAP search filter values will be escaped: `ldap-escape() <http://php.net/manual/en/function.ldap-escape.php>`_ (LDAP_ESCAPE_FILTER).
	* 'L' - LDAP DN values will be escaped. `ldap-escape() <http://php.net/manual/en/function.ldap-escape.php>`_ (LDAP_ESCAPE_DN).
	* 's' - single ticks will be escaped. str_replace() of ' against \\'.
	* 'd' - double ticks will be escaped: str_replace() of " against \\".
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* The `escape` type is defined by the fourth parameter of the variable. E.g.: `{{name:FE:alnumx:m}}` (m = mysql).
* It's possible to combine different `escape` types, they will be processed in the order given. E.g. `{{name:FE:alnumx:Ls}}` (L, s).
* Escaping is typically necessary for SQL or LDAP queries.
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  to specify a sanitize class.
* All other variables (Store: C, F) get by default the sanitize class defined in the corresponding form. If not defined
  the default class is 'digit'.
* A default sanitize class can be overwritten by individual definition: *{{a:C:all}}*

+------------------+------+-------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Name             | Form | Query | Pattern                                                                                 |
+==================+======+=======+=========================================================================================+
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| **alnumx**       | Form | Query | [A-Za-z][0-9]@-_.,;: /() ÀÈÌÒÙàèìòùÁÉÍÓÚÝáéíóúýÂÊÎÔÛâêîôûÃÑÕãñõÄËÏÖÜŸäëïöüÿç            |
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| **digit**        | Form | Query | [0-9]                                                                                   |
+------------------+------+-------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| **numerical**    | Form | Query | [0-9.-+]                                                                                |
+------------------+------+-------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| **email**        | Form | Query | [a-zA-Z0-9._%+-]+@[a-zA-Z0-9.-]+\.[a-zA-Z]{2,}                                          |
+------------------+------+-------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| **min|max**      | Form |       | Compares the value against an lower and upper limit (numeric or string).                |
+------------------+------+-------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| **min|max date** | Form |       | Compares the value against an lower and upper date or datetime.                         |
+------------------+------+-------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| **pattern**      | Form |       | Compares the value against a regexp.                                                    |
+------------------+------+-------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| **allbut**       | Form | Query | All characters allowed, but not [ ]  { } % & \ #. The used regexp: '^[^\[\]{}%&\\#]+$', |
+------------------+------+-------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| **all**          | Form | Query | no sanitizing                                                                           |
+------------------+------+-------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

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========

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* Checked against max. length and allowed content, on the client and on the server side. On the server side, the check
  happens before any further processing. The 'length' and 'allowed' content is specified per `FormElement`. 'alnumx' is the
  default allowed content for those. Violating the rules will stop the 'save record' process (Form) or result in an empty value (Report).

* Only elements defined in the `Form` definition or requested by `Report` will be processed.

* UTF8 normalized (normalizer::normalize) to unify different ways of composing characters. It's more a database interest
  to work with unified data.

SQL statements are typically fired as `prepared statements` with separated variables.
Further *custom* SQL statements will be defined by the webmaster - those do not use `prepared statements` and might be
affected by SQL injection. To prevent SQL injection, every variable can be escaped with `mysqli::real_escape_string` by
defining the `escape` modifier `m`.

**QFQ notice**:

* Variables passed by the client (=Browser) are untrusted and use the default sanatize class 'digit' (if nothing else is
  specified). If alpha characters are submitted, the content violates `digit` and becomes therefore empty - there is no
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these variables are tested if they are non-empty. In such a case a probably malicous bot has send the request and the
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Secure direct fileaccess
------------------------

If the application uploads files, mostly it's not necessary and often a security issue, to offer a direct download of
the uploaded files. Best is to create a directory, e.g. `fileadmin/protected` and deny direct access via webbrowser to it.
E.g. for Apache set a htaccess rule: ::

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prevent attacks against uploading and executing malicous code this won't help.

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Store
=====

Only variables that are known in a specified store can be substituted.

 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 |Name |Description                                                                             | Content                                                                    |
 +=====+========================================================================================+============================================================================+
 | F   | :ref:`STORE_FORM`: data not saved in database yet.                                     | All native *FormElements*. Recent values from the Browser.                 |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | S   | :ref:`STORE_SIP`: Client parameter 's' will indicate the current SIP, which will be    | sip, r (recordId), form                                                    |
 |     | loaded from the SESSION repo to the SIP-Store.                                         |                                                                            |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | R   | :ref:`STORE_RECORD`: Record - the current record loaded in the form                    | All columns of the current record from the current table                   |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | B   | :ref:`STORE_BEFORE`: Record - the current record loaded in the form before any update  | All columns of the current record from the current table                   |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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 | D   | Default values column : The *table.column* specified *default value*.                  |                                                                            |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | M   | Column type: The *table.column* specified *type*                                       |                                                                            |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | C   | :ref:`STORE_CLIENT`: POST variable, if not found: GET variable                         | Parameter sent from the Client (=Browser).                                 |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | T   | :ref:`STORE_TYPO3`: a) Bodytext (ttcontent record), b) Typo3 internal variables        | See Typo3 tt_content record configuration                                  |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | V   | :ref:`STORE_VARS`: Generic variables                                                   |                                                                            |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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 |     | will be used in an SQL statement.                                                      |                                                                            |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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 |     | and will be used in an SQL statement                                                   |                                                                            |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | Y   | :ref:`STORE_SYSTEM`: a) Database, b) helper vars for logging/debugging:                |                                                                            |
 |     | SYSTEM_SQL_RAW ... SYSTEM_FORM_ELEMENT_COLUMN, c) Any custom fields: CONTACT, HELP, ...|                                                                            |
 +-----+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+

* Default *<prio>*: *FSRVD* - Form / SIP / Record / Vars / Table definition.
* Hint: Preferable, parameter should be submitted by SIP, not by Client (=URL).

  * Warning: Data submitted via 'Client' can be easily spoofed and altered.
  * Best: Data submitted via SIP never leaves the server, cannot be spoofed or altered by the user.
  * SIPs can _only_ be defined by using *Report*. Inside of *Report* use columns 'Link' (with attribute 's'), 'page?' or 'Page?'.

.. _predefined-variable-names:

Predefined variable names
-------------------------

.. _STORE_FORM:

Store: *FORM* - F
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

* Sanatized: *yes*
* Represents the values in the form, typically before saving them.
* Used for:

  * *FormElements* who will be rerendered, after a parent *FormElement* has been changed by the user.
  * *FormElement* actions, before saving the form.
  * Values will be sanitized by the class configured in corresponding the *FormElement*. By default, the sanitize class is `alnumx`.

 +---------------------------------+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | Name                            | Explanation                                                                                                                                |
 +=================================+============================================================================================================================================+
 | <FormElement name>              | Name of native *FormElement*. To get, exactly and only, the specified *FormElement* (for 'pId'): *{{pId:F}}*                               |
 +---------------------------------+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

.. _STORE_SIP:

Store: *SIP* - S
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

* Sanatized: *no*
* Filled automatically by creating links. E.g.:

  * in `Report` by using `_page?` or `_link` (with active 's')
  * in `Form` by using subrecords: 'new', 'edit', 'delete' links (system) or by column type `_page?`, `_link`.

 +-------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------+
 | Name                    | Explanation                                               |
 +=========================+===========================================================+
 | sip                     | 13 char uniqid                                            |
 +-------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------+
 | r                       | current record id                                         |
 +-------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------+
 | form                    | current form name                                         |
 +-------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------+
 | table                   | current table name                                        |
 +-------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------+
 | urlparam                | all non Typo3 paramter in one string                      |
 +-------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------+
 | <user defined>          | additional user defined link parameter                    |
 +-------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------+

.. _STORE_RECORD:

Store: *RECORD* - R
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

* Sanatized: *no*
* Current record loaded in Form.
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* If r=0, all values are empty.
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 +------------------------+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | Name                   | Explanation                                                                                                                                      |
 +========================+==================================================================================================================================================+
 | <column name>          | Name of a column of the primary table (as defined in the current form). To get, exactly and only, the specified form *FormElement*: *{{pId:R}}*  |
 +------------------------+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

.. _STORE_BEFORE:

Store: *BEFORE* - B
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

* Sanatized: *no*
* Current record loaded in Form without any modification.
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* If r=0, all values are empty.
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This store is handy to compare new and old values of a form.

 +------------------------+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | Name                   | Explanation                                                                                                                                      |
 +========================+==================================================================================================================================================+
 | <column name>          | Name of a column of the primary table (as defined in the current form). To get, exactly and only, the specified form *FormElement*: *{{pId:R}}*  |
 +------------------------+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

.. _STORE_CLIENT:

Store: *CLIENT* - C
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

* Sanatized: *yes*

 +-------------------------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | Name                    | Explanation                                                                                                                              |
 +=========================+==========================================================================================================================================+
 | s                       | =SIP                                                                                                                                     |
 +-------------------------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | r                       | record id. Typically stored in SIP, rarely specified on the URL                                                                          |
 +-------------------------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | keySemId                | always current Semester Id                                                                                                               |
 +-------------------------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | keySemIdUser            | *{{keySemIdUser}}*, may be changed by user                                                                                               |
 +-------------------------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | HTTP_HOST               | current HTTP HOST                                                                                                                        |
 +-------------------------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | REMOTE_ADDR             | Client IP address                                                                                                                        |
 +-------------------------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | '$_SERVER[*]'           | All other variables accessable by *$_SERVER[]*. Only the often used have a pre-defined sanitize class.                                   |
 +-------------------------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 | form                    | Unique name of current form                                                                                                              |
 +-------------------------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
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