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Grid-Field Buttons?


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26 February 2014 at 4:17pm (Last edited: 26 February 2014 6:13pm), Community Member, 1 Post

I am following the example here about gird-fields. My question is why is there a button on create on each of the columns? How would I get rid of it and have sortable columns instead?

This is the code from the example page. When displayed each column has a button above it that links to a non-existent page. How do I get rid of the buttons?

public function AllPages() {
$gridField = new GridField('pages', 'All pages', SiteTree::get());
$dataColumns = $gridField->getConfig()->getComponentByType('GridFieldDataColumns');
'Title' => 'Title',
'URLSegment'=> 'URL',
'LastEdited' => 'Changed'
return new Form($this, "AllPages", new FieldList($gridField), new FieldList());

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1 March 2014 at 11:28am Forum Moderator, 5511 Posts

You can manipulate the GridField through the GridFieldConfig system. has an overview of how it works. To add sortable, you'll need a module like which adds sortable rows.