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DataObjectManager Module /

Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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4085 Posts

9 March 2009 at 3:24am

Interesting. It's a low-level error, so if you turn down your error reporting is should at least allow the script to run. Try this in the meantime

I assume you're using a custom gridLabelField? Add ->XML_val to the return values of the obj() method.

506 public function FileLabel()
507 {
508 if($this->parent->gridLabelField)
509 $label = $this->obj($this->parent->gridLabelField)->XML_val;
510 else if($file = $this->obj($this->parent->fileFieldName))
511 $label = $file->Title->XML_val;
512 else
513 $label = "";
514 return strlen($label) > 30 ? substr($label, 0, 30)."..." : $label;
515 }
517 }

If that works, let me know, then undo all your changes to the class and I'll check in a new version. thanks.


Community Member, 8 Posts

9 March 2009 at 3:52am

Hi Unclecheese

This would be very useful for me. However, I cant get the UI to work correctly.

I installed from svn and am running your Resource and ResourcePage classes as a test.

I can create ResourcePages in the cms, but when i open the popup to add resources, there's nothing underneath the "Upload Files from my computer" bar. See screenshot.

I'm running Firefox 3.0.7 under Mac OS X 10.5, latest Flash player installed.

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Community Member, 8 Posts

9 March 2009 at 4:13am

thanks for your reply

which version would you consider safe to use?

do you expect these issues to be resolved soon?




Community Member, 20 Posts

9 March 2009 at 6:31am

Great addition to SS. Can you give us an example of how to use this on the public page side? Say for your Resource example. In the mysite/templates/Layout folder I created a file. And just adding $Resources to the ss file creates a nice UL list of resource items but the link's href is empty. I'm sure I have just missed something.


Community Member, 215 Posts

9 March 2009 at 8:39am

That worked :) I'm not using a custom gridLabelField, the ss install is pretty generic. Also, perhaps related, the Title isn't displaying in the grid view of the FileDataObjectManager. I cannot remember if it was displaying before i made the change to FileLabel or not. Attached is what it looks like. The details are all there in the popup :)


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4085 Posts

9 March 2009 at 9:09am

@pcbender - All you need is <% control Resources %>. You should read the tutorials on basic DataObject relationships to get started.

@Howard - Try changing this:

511 $label = $file->Title->XML_val;
to this:
511 $label = $file->Title;

Keep track of your changes so i can update the SVN.

@ somaboy - Make sure you can run the demo on this site. I'm running Flash Player 10 on OSX without a problem. Let me know if you figure anything out.


Community Member, 20 Posts

9 March 2009 at 9:20am

A simple example of creating a maybe looks like this?

<div class="typography">
   <% if Level(2) %>
       <% include BreadCrumbs %>
   <% end_if %>
      <% if Resources %>
         <% control Resources %>
            <li><a href="$Attachment.URL">Download $Name</a></li>
         <% end_control %>
      <% end_if %>



Thanks for the reply.


4085 Posts

9 March 2009 at 9:22am

Edited: 09/03/2009 9:23am

You got it!

Also see $Attachement.Size and $Attachement.Type for more display options.