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Event Calendar + File Download




Community Member, 11 Posts

22 December 2010 at 3:58pm

Hi All,

I have the event calendar module installed, I like it very much and I would like to extend it a bit so that I can allow a file download associated with a calendar event (eg. Download a registration form). I have made the following changes and I need some help figuring out why they didn't work:


static $has_many = array (
'Resources' => 'Resource'

My resource class is exactly as found at [url][/url] (excepting I included different categories).

public function getCMSFields()
$f = parent::getCMSFields();
$manager = new FileDataObjectManager(
'Name' => 'Name',
'Description' => 'Description',
'Category' => 'Category'
return $f;


When I log onto the CMS the extra 'Files' tab is there for a calendar event as expected, I can go about choosing a file to upload and in list or grid view I can see the file once it's uploaded. The problem I have is (and this might be related to why I cant get the file to show up on the website) when I click on the file a new popup-type window shows with the darkened background but it displays a Silverstripe error:

[User Error] Couldn't run query: SELECT "Resource"."ClassName", "Resource"."Created", "Resource"."LastEdited", "Resource"."Name", "Resource"."Description", "Resource"."Category", "Resource"."AttachmentID", "Resource"."ResourcePageID", "Resource"."ID", CASE WHEN "Resource"."ClassName" IS NOT NULL THEN "Resource"."ClassName" ELSE 'Resource' END AS "RecordClassName" FROM "Resource" WHERE ("ParentID" = '97') Unknown column 'ParentID' in 'where clause'

It's got me buggered.
I'm hoping I can display the file download on the website by modifying with:

<% if Resources %>
<% control Resources %>
<li>$Name</li> // Need to know how to hyperlink here. $Attachment.URL ??
<% end_control %>
<% else %>
<p>This calendar event has no attachments.</p>
<% end_if %>

I'm new at php and not entirely sure if that's the correct usage of a control block. I'm wondering,

<% control Resources %>

should fetch me an array of Resource objects? How can I find out what member attributes of Resource I can access?

That's a rather long-winded description of the problem, I hope it's clear. Help at this stage would be much appreciated.