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Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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Replacing ModelAdmin results table with DataObjectManager

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Community Member, 98 Posts

26 March 2010 at 1:06am

Could anyone give me some advice on how I would go about replacing the Search Results Table in ModelAdmin with a DOM?

It would be great to have filters and live search available in the ModelAdmin search results for certain managed models.

I seem to be going round in circles trying to figure where I would do this in the code. A little explanation would go a long way.

On the other hand, is it possible to add comboboxes to the ModelAdmin's search fields for things like has_many and many_many relationships with other objects?



Forum Moderator, 4102 Posts

26 March 2010 at 2:35am

Good question! It's been one of my pain points in Silvesrstripe for a while. As it is now, DOM is not ready to work with ModelAdmin, but it will be. There's a ton of stuff in the works that's really going to make some drastic improvements to ModelAdmin, including the inclusion of DOM. Stay tuned.


Community Member, 215 Posts

26 March 2010 at 10:27am

Woah I went to go use DOM in ModelAdmin today only to find that it doesn't work :( weird that it was the same day that this was posted... But yea I'm just posting to support your ModelAdmin efforts - would be great to have it working! :)


Community Member, 132 Posts

26 March 2010 at 11:29pm

Support from me too. DOM as modeladmin result table would be a milestone!


Community Member, 5 Posts

3 April 2010 at 12:31pm

This would be a killer feature of DOM. I'm currently struggling with ModelAdmin, and it would be so cool if I could use DOM in there.


Community Member, 178 Posts

13 June 2010 at 6:55am

I too am looking forward to this... really would be great for my next project. :)

any timeline in place?


Community Member, 37 Posts

21 October 2010 at 11:14am

Did somebody succeed with this since this last message?


Community Member, 271 Posts

21 October 2010 at 11:57am

Besides a working search filter, I managed it to display DOM as ResultsTable in PanelModelAdmin:

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