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Custom Control fail


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morewordsfaster

1 December 2009 at 6:45pm Community Member, 8 Posts

This may or may not be the best place for this question, so sorry if I'm in the wrong section.

Anyway, I have created a custom page type that has a controller that should pull the submissions from another page's form and display the submissions in a table. However, the function I call from the page controller returns empty strings. Here's my code -- if anyone can shed some light, I'd greatly appreciate it :)

[in the page type declaration ViewEventsPage.php...]

class ViewEventsPage_Controller extends Page_Controller {

   public function EventSubmissionResults() {
      $submissions = DataObject::get('EventSubmission');
      return new DataObjectSet($submissions);
   }
}

[and inside the layout ViewEventsPage.ss...]

      <% control EventSubmissionResults %>
         <tr><td>$Type</td><td>$Details</td></tr>
      <% end_control %>

Thanks again!

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Willr

1 December 2009 at 7:32pm Forum Moderator, 5511 Posts

DataObject::get('EventSubmission')

already returns a DataObjectSet. Try

public function EventSubmissionResults() {
return DataObject::get('EventSubmission');
}

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morewordsfaster

6 December 2009 at 7:57am Community Member, 8 Posts

Thanks a lot, Will. Works like a charm :)