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Automatic filling database fields with values


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Jarek

Community Member, 30 Posts

29 November 2008 at 1:43am

The way to edit additional db table fields in CMS is to overwrite getCMSFields function. I want to fill some fields automaticly and disable them from editing by cms users. How can I make this? I see to solutions:

1) worse - in getCMSFields fill fields witah values, and disable them from editing in cms
2) better - catch save action called when button "save & publish" pressed and set fields

First solutions is quite easy to implement. But I've no idea how make second solution.

Thx for any help

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Nivanka

Community Member, 398 Posts

29 November 2008 at 8:57am

this is not hard at all, try with overriding the $defaults array,

and specify the default values you need there.

then after that in the getCMSFileds method use headerfields