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ModelAdmin + searchable_fields + dropdown

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Community Member, 175 Posts

1 June 2011 at 9:37pm


the dropdown with the has_one relations now works ... but why I had no titles in my dropdown?
because the related DO had no "Title" field in database. I added this field to the "Account" DO and now this works.

for the many_many I'm still searching a solution.


where should I put this function or edit it?


Forum Moderator, 1848 Posts

1 June 2011 at 10:05pm

Edited: 01/06/2011 10:07pm

getSearchQuery($searchCriteria) in my ModelAdmin_CollectionController

class MyAdmin extends ModelAdmin {
	static $collection_controller_class = "MyAdmin_CollectionController";

class MyAdmin_CollectionController extends ModelAdmin_CollectionController {
	function getSearchQuery($searchCriteria) { 
	   $query = parent::getSearchQuery($searchCriteria); 
	   if ($this->modelClass == 'MyDataObject'){ 
	      $query->where[] = 'EXISTS (SELECT 1 FROM SomeTable st' 
	            .' WHERE MyDataObject.ID = st.MyDataObjectID' 
	            .' AND st.Field='.$searchCriteria['MyFieldFromSearchFormFields'].')'; 
	   return $query; 

and I do you this to provide searching for complex relations where is has_one that has_one that has a man_many with 'xyz'...

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