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inherit dataobject ( or something)


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swaiba

Forum Moderator, 1805 Posts

24 February 2011 at 10:33pm

Are you still using HasOneDataObjectManager & HasManyDataObjectManager?
Or are the screen prints now from mainly scaffolded FieldSet?

Because what you are asking for is what I would expect when ModelAdmin does the work, but the problem you describe sounds like you are building them yourself...

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Stefdv

Community Member, 110 Posts

25 February 2011 at 4:53am

Swaiba,

Yes, i am using HasOneDataObjectManager & HasManyDataObjectManager...What i understand from your question is that i'm handling this the wrong way??

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//Stamboom
      $fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Stamboom", new HasOneDataObjectManager(
                         $this,
                         'Stamboom',
                         'Stamboom'
                         )
                      );
      //Showresultaten
      $fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Showresultaten", new HasManyDataObjectManager(
                         $this,
                         'Showresultaten',
                         'Showresultaat'
                         )
                      );

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swaiba

Forum Moderator, 1805 Posts

25 February 2011 at 6:09am

Edited: 25/02/2011 6:10am

Well, I wouldn't say it was the wrong way, just the DOM way ;-)

Firstly DOM functions are not silverstripe - if they don't work then the only place to ask for help in the section UncleCheese moderates - DataObjectManager. For this reason I do not use it - instead I stick close to the core.

Secondly the silverstripe API HasManyComplexTableField & HasOneComplexTableField (which DOM builds on top) are there to use and I have occasionally added one of these - BUT with your dataobjuects set up correctly - then these are scaffolded for you - why write the code again yourself?

I recommend you drop each one of your getCMSFields function from the data objects and see how ModelAdmin scaffolds it all, then change what you want changed...

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Stefdv

Community Member, 110 Posts

25 February 2011 at 8:41am

Swaiba,

Thank u so much !!!

This totally changes the way i work with SS. I think i finnaly got it...(well...there will be questions in the future ;) )
Now i understand what you mean with adding fields and pushing them to other tabs.

That Modeladmin thing is great...i used everything at once ( DOM and ModelAdmin ), when in fact the modeladmin does it right.

TX

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swaiba

Forum Moderator, 1805 Posts

25 February 2011 at 10:45pm

you are very welcome - ModelAdmin was when I started to like silverstripe alot - since I often build web applications the CRUD of data is very important and important to be able to prototype and get something running as soon as possible - write less code get more functionality - thank you silverstripe!

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Stefdv

Community Member, 110 Posts

26 February 2011 at 12:40am

Swaiba,

Is it possible to show all datobjects in modeladmin at once instead of per 10 ? ( I mean like default )

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swaiba

Forum Moderator, 1805 Posts

26 February 2011 at 12:44am

Edited: 26/02/2011 12:49am

sure check this out... http://open.silverstripe.org/ticket/5665
..it has a couple of modeladmin improvements in it, including what you ask for :)

oh and if you want to change the number of results put "$this->setPageSize(15);" in your init (at the end of the dataobject init) - I don't advise putting 999999 into it to show all as this can lead a rather odd looking screen for large numbers of results

a.u.b.

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Stefdv

Community Member, 110 Posts

26 February 2011 at 12:59am

Swaiba,

I'm sorry you had to stumble on me :(

I'm not sure what you mean with the DataObject Init...Do i have to make a function Init, in my DataObject ?