Skip to main content

This site requires you to update your browser. Your browsing experience maybe affected by not having the most up to date version.

DataObjectManager Module

Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

Moderators: martimiz, UncleCheese, Sean, biapar, Willr, Ingo, swaiba, simon_w

Managing two subclasses in one DOM?


6 Posts   1507 Views


16 April 2010 at 12:40am Community Member, 39 Posts

Is DOM capable of managing two subclasses at once, both extending the same DataObject that is passed to DOM as a $sourceClass param?
For example, I have a DataObject called Box with two subclasses: SwfBox and ImageBox.
I would like to use DOM to add Boxes of both types, one containing SWF files and another one with images, to the same DataObjectSet.
So what I need to have are two separate 'Add new' buttons, each for one subclass, and of course support for two different getCMSFields_forPopup() functions.
Is there any way to achieve this in DOM?


16 April 2010 at 1:35am 4085 Posts

Shouldn't be a problem. Is it not working?


16 April 2010 at 2:01am Community Member, 39 Posts

Errr... I tried to find any docs about that and failed.
I have a DOM field constructed like this:

$manager = new DataObjectManager(
"Title" => "Title",
$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content.BoxManager', $manager);

and two subclasses of the class 'Box': SwfBox and ImageBox.

What do I need to change if I want to add SwfBoxes and ImageBoxes in the same instance of DOM?


16 April 2010 at 2:37am 4085 Posts

Oh, no, you can't manage two classes in the same DOM. Has to be two separate instances.


4 September 2010 at 10:44pm Community Member, 22 Posts

I searching solution for this too. Maybe who have ideas how make this work easly?


14 January 2012 at 5:58pm Community Member, 24 Posts

Here's my solution