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  • jjeziorski
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    Hey,

    What I'm trying to get is a ComplexTableField with thumbnails of images (as table column) and some string columns in CMS tab. I don't really need to upload images, i just need a preview of images, since i'll need this to add descriptions to images.

    My ideas for solution:
    1. Pass Image data (URL, width, height) as a string to CTF and interpret data through custom template. (how to get this data from Image datatype, defining CTF?)
    2. Override CTF item rendering method (but i haven't a clue where to start)

    Any ideas, suggestions?
    Thanks,

  • Laax
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    Hi,
    I already succeed doing this before.. but it was as a test and i deleted the code after.
    But, as a tiny clue, here are some tracks I followed:
    - (php) extending the ComplexTableField php class
    - redecorating the same class (see: dataobjectdecorator)

    As far as I remember I finished by redefining an .ss file that renders the table in the CMS (found a post on the forum on how to do it) and extending the php class in order to add a function that returns an Image dataobjectset so that I could loop on it in the ss file.

    Hopes that helps.

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