How can a block get a variable that is set in the page?
I can not see how to get the $showname variable to be seen by the block. However, if I dump $this from the block controller, I can clearly see $showname in there.
What is teh 'secret' invcation of functions I need to get that?
Will $this->getControllerParameters() give you the desired result?
Call to undefined method Application\Block\FilterSelect\Controller::getControllerParameters()
Call to a member function get() on a non-object
which is weird because how can the $controller be a non-object?
I have abandoned the problem and got around it simply passing parameters on the query string, "?sid=111", for example... and then get it from the $_REQUEST. This works fine, it's just a tiny bit 'uglier'
Thanks for the feedback