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Image Field Not Showing Attached Image


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Community Member, 532 Posts

15 January 2011 at 5:48am

I'm having a problem. I have multiple Images Attached to a DataObject and an onBeforeWrite that builds relation to the image file based on Data on DataObject. This all works fine. however the when I open the DataObject in ModelAdmin the attached images don't show up in the ImageField. The images IDs associate properly as I'm using a custom getter for the Summary FIelds and I can see the images with it.

Has One Relation:

   static $has_one = array (
      "FrontWeb_Image" => "BetterImage",
      "BackWeb_Image" => "BetterImage",
      "FrontHi_Image" => "BetterImage",
      "BackHi_Image" => "BetterImage",

Custom Getter for Summary Field:

   public function getSummaryImage() {
      if ($this->FrontWeb_ImageID) {
         $image = DataObject::get_by_id("File", $this->FrontWeb_ImageID);
         return $image->setWidth(100);
      } else {
         return "No Image Available";   

BetterImage is just an image quality function based on

The Thumbnails do show if I manually add the image from the ImageField.

If this is impossible another option I'm willing to use is listing the images in a CompositeField but custom getters won't work inside the getCMSFields function.

Thanks for any help


Community Member, 5 Posts

28 March 2012 at 4:59am

$image = DataObject::get_by_id("File", $this->FrontWeb_ImageID);
return $image->setWidth(100);

instead $image->setWidth(100); use getFormattedImage() like so:

return $image->getFormattedImage('SetWidth', 100);