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@id( [EvaluateOnce EL-expression] )


Target Attribute: viewModel, form, validationMessages

Purpose: To give an id to current binding target which can be used to reference its properties in the binding annotation of child components.

We suggest you to use a string literal in EL expression. Because binder only evaluate this annotation's EL expression once to determine ViewModel's id, and this EL expresion is also used in other child component's ZK bind annotation. If it's not a fixed value, it will cause incorrect evaluation result.

When we use it in "validationMessages" attribute, it gives an id to reference validation message holder.

When we use it in "form" attribute, it gives an id to reference form's middle object. Form status variable's naming is: [middleObjectId]Status


Usage in viewModel attribute

<window apply="org.zkoss.bind.BindComposer" viewModel="@id('vm') @init('foo.ChildrenMenuVM')" 
  validationMessages = "@id('vmsgs')" >

Usage in form attribute

<grid form="@id('fx') @load(vm.user) @save(vm.user,before='register')">

Version History

Version Date Content
6.0.0 February 2012 The MVVM was introduced.

Last Update : 2022/07/08

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