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Event Calendar - Category, Sponsor problems


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OutrunTheWolf

Community Member, 34 Posts

28 July 2009 at 12:36am

Hi all,

With regards to the Event Calendar

My Sponsor, Category, and Registration bit doesn't work.

<dl>
<dt>Category: </dt>
<dd>$Event.Category</dd>
<dt>Sponsor: </dt>
<dd>$Event.Sponsor</dd>
</dl>

http://www.srmpromotions.com/dj-factory/2009-08-08

You can see at the bottom of the page that it creates the Category and Sponsor, but doesn;t bring in the details from the CMS. I have tried lots of variations of writing this code, including inserting <% control Event %>...<% end_control %>. But as i'm dabbling, and i'm not 100% sure on how the 'control things' work.

I'd like to use the registration field in the CMS to generate a link on the page. So where its says Tickets, i'd like to insert the Registration field there:

<div id="TicketHolder">

<a href="$Event.RegistrationLink"><h3>Event Tickets</h3></a>

</div>

to act as a link for that particular event.

I hope you can get what i'm trying to explain, if anyone can help with this I would greatly appreciate it.

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UncleCheese

Forum Moderator, 4096 Posts

28 July 2009 at 3:50am

Can you post your code for your event class?

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OutrunTheWolf

Community Member, 34 Posts

28 July 2009 at 5:25am

My SS and php file attached

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UncleCheese

Forum Moderator, 4096 Posts

28 July 2009 at 10:41am

If you're on the detail page for the event, you don't need the $Event accessor, since you're not in the Events control like on the calendar view. The difference is that the latter returns DateTime objects, not Event objects.

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OutrunTheWolf

Community Member, 34 Posts

28 July 2009 at 12:26pm

Works perfectly now, Thanks.

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wildflower1975

Community Member, 59 Posts

22 January 2010 at 3:16pm

Edited: 22/01/2010 3:21pm

After reading this, I realised I was editing the Workshop.ss and not the WorkshopHolder.ss and so I was seeing the reverse where by
$Category and $Sponsor was working.

However I'm having difficulty in getting the $Location variable to show in the Workshop.ss
I assume it needs to go via another 'accessor'?

$Event.Location and $DateTime.Location don't work - but i'm only guessing at what it should be, any hints where to look?

another thing - where is the Location stored in the database, I can't it anywhere in the database via phpMyAdmin

cheers

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UncleCheese

Forum Moderator, 4096 Posts

22 January 2010 at 3:53pm

What class is the Location field in?

It's pretty simple.. If you're in <% control Events %>, then anything on the Event subclass needs to be accessed by $Event.Field. Anything on the DateTime subclass can be accessed with just $Field.

But if you're in <% control Event %>, then you can access anything on the Event subclass with just $Field.

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wildflower1975

Community Member, 59 Posts

23 January 2010 at 8:50pm

so in WorkshopHolder.ss this works as expected

<dt>Category: </dt>
<dd>$Event.Category</dd>
<dt>Sponsor: </dt>
<dd>$Event.Sponsor</dd>
<dt>Location:</dt>
<dd>$Location</dd>
</dl>

but in Workshop.ss

      <dt>Category: </dt><dd>$Category</dd>
      <dt>Sponsor: </dt><dd>$Sponsor</dd>
      <dt>Location: </dt><dd>$Location</dd>

only the Category and Sponsor values are showing

As far as I can tell from your previous post the Location is part of the DateTime class and should show.

I've tried $WorkshopDatetTime.Location and $Event.Location and $DateTime.Location and $Location and it doesn't show up, but the value does show on the WorkshopHolder page so it must be set (although I can't find it anywhere in the tables via phpMyAdmin - is it stored as a hash or something in memory due to the addTableFields function?).

Workshop.ss is an exact copy of CalendarEvent.ss except for the above 3 lines in it.

I'm using v88 of the event calendar on ss v 2.3.4

thanks for your patience

         

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