zjm1126 zjm1126 - 9 days ago 9
Python Question

WTForms error:TypeError: formdata should be a multidict-type wrapper

from wtforms import Form, BooleanField, TextField, validators,PasswordField
class LoginForm(Form):
username = TextField('Username', [validators.Length(min=4, max=25)])
password = PasswordField('Password')


when i use LoginForm on webapp(gae) like this :

def post(self):
form=LoginForm(self.request)


but it show error :

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "D:\Program Files\Google\google_appengine\google\appengine\ext\webapp\__init__.py", line 513, in __call__
handler.post(*groups)
File "D:\zjm_code\forum_blog_gae\main.py", line 189, in post
form=LoginForm(self.request)
File "D:\zjm_code\forum_blog_gae\wtforms\form.py", line 161, in __call__
return type.__call__(cls, *args, **kwargs)
File "D:\zjm_code\forum_blog_gae\wtforms\form.py", line 214, in __init__
self.process(formdata, obj, **kwargs)
File "D:\zjm_code\forum_blog_gae\wtforms\form.py", line 85, in process
raise TypeError("formdata should be a multidict-type wrapper that supports the 'getlist' method")
TypeError: formdata should be a multidict-type wrapper that supports the 'getlist' method


how to make it running

thanks

Answer

You are supposed to pass in self.request.form (the actual form fields, not the entire request)

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