Don’t mess wit teh formz.
I thought it’s cool to disable a field simply by using the
disabled Element property. Being distracted by other parts in the app i just applied it and left it alone – “How can this be bad, right?”. After some more time i did test the form again and found myself being blackholed all of a sudden – whaaa? – Took me some time to find out what the problem was (grrr).
Here’s the reason
I must admit that this was kinda stupid but that’s how things can go after some hours in CakePHP-land. :-)
Some “validation scripts” also apply disable. So look out for that too. Just don’t mess around with the fields (..much), and avoid prefilled values using