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Nested DataObjects and summary fields

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Community Member, 42 Posts

5 February 2012 at 10:07am

Edited: 05/02/2012 10:08am

Hello everyone !

I have a class Commande extending ModelAdmin.
In Commande exists a nested DataObject called NumeroColis (1 field : 'Numero'). I'm using the wonderful DOManager to handle it and it's perfect.


When clicking the "Search" button, to show all the existing Commandes, I'd like to add a column called Numeros and for each Commande, show a list of the recorded NumeroColis.

This is what I did in Commande.php :

   public function getListeNumeros() {
		$rawlist = DataObject::get('NumeroColis','CommandeID = '.$this->ID);
		$nums = $rawlist->column('Numero');
		$liste = implode(', ', $nums);
		if (isset($liste)) {
			return $liste;
		} else {
			return "Pas de colis";

 static $summary_fields = array(
      'ListeNumeros' => 'Numéros',

I get a Internal Server Error when clicking the Search button... and I spent a lot of time on this, so I decided to ask the great SStripe international community ! Anyone ?


Community Member, 42 Posts

2 April 2012 at 1:27am

Edited: 02/04/2012 1:27am

Thanks to the messages answering my tweet, I got a little further in my search :


instead of
return $liste;
actually shows me the list of the Colis for my first Commande.

The Firebug Console is not helping, for it just says NetworkError : Internal Error 500 in mysite/admin/.../SearchForm

Maybe there's something to reset between two iterations ?


Community Member, 42 Posts

2 April 2012 at 3:41am

Update : Enabling error logging in htaccess brought me this information
(thanks simon !)

Fatal error: Call to a member function column() on a non-object