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DataObjectManager Module

Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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'Content' field in Files


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Mat Weir

13 August 2009 at 11:48am (Last edited: 13 August 2009 11:49am), Community Member, 33 Posts

Hey guys,

I'm trying to use the 'Content' field on File because it's editable in Files & Images with DataObjectManager installed. Basically I want to use it as a caption field for images.

But I'm having trouble access that Content field because instance_get is overridden in File.php to remove the Content field.

Does anyone know how to easily access the Content field on File? $File->Content and $File->getField('Content') both fail.



10 December 2009 at 2:02am (Last edited: 10 December 2009 2:22am), Community Member, 16 Posts

-- OK so I worked out that the quickest way was to add an extension to the File class adding a Summary field.. worked a treat


Did you ever sort out how to deal with this problem, I am looking at doing exactly the same thing...


Mat Weir

10 December 2009 at 9:37am Community Member, 33 Posts

No I didn't work out how to access the Content attribute.

Instead I usually create a Photo object that has Title and Description fields and a has_one Image.