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adding pageID to a HMCTF


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29 November 2008 at 1:41am (Last edited: 29 November 2008 1:46am), Community Member, 89 Posts


i have written a module, that adds a HMCTF to the Page dataobject, so i can use the HMCTF in every object that extends Page. for this, i decorated the Page with DOD.

now i would like to save the id of the active SiteTree object within the dataobject, so i can display only the dataobjects relevant to the site.

and here i'm stuck.
i was trying to add a TextField to the HMCTF with the id i get with $this->owner->ID, but it seems not to work.

my (simplified) updateCMSFields function in the decorator looks like:

public function updateCMSFields(FieldSet &$fields) {
$tableField = new HasManyComplexTableField(
"items", // name of the relation
"DataObject", // my extension of the DataObject
"field1" => "field1",

can i somehow "inject" a value to the FieldSet returned by getCMSFields_forPopup??



29 November 2008 at 1:58am Community Member, 89 Posts

:) update: writing this entry i had an idea, that was the solution....

instead of: "getCMSFields_forPopup" in the updateCMSFields() function, i just created a new FieldSet with the extrax data i neaded...