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ModelAdmin issues


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mi3ll

Community Member, 24 Posts

18 February 2009 at 1:45pm

Edited: 19/02/2009 2:05am

Has anyone got the ModelAdmin code working in RC4? If so, I would be grateful if you can share your code or share what I am doing wrong, thanks.

I've been having problems extending ModelAdmin in the RC4 and RC3 versions. It displays all right, but when I click the Create and Search buttons the ajax loading image fills the right hand screen and nothing happens (ajax error...)

I checked the Error console in Firefox and it gives me this error:

Too much recursion
$('Form_CreateForm').validate is not a function

I noticed that ModelAdmin loads both jquery and prototype, and the validation use $ function which they both use, so I'm thinking there must be a conflict? I'm not very good with javascript.

Great application by the way!

EDIT: If it helps, here is my other code:

Stockist Dataobject

<?php
/**
* Data representing a stockist
*/
class Stockist extends DataObject {

static $db = array(
'Name' => 'Varchar',
'Contact' => 'Varchar',
'Address' => 'Text',
    'City' => 'Varchar',
    'Postcode' => 'Varchar',
    'Phone' => 'Varchar',
    'Fax' => 'Varchar',
    'Mobile' => 'Varchar',
    'Email' => 'Varchar',
    'Website' => 'Varchar',
    'FullStockist' => 'Boolean',
    'Date' => 'Date',
);

static $has_one = array(
'Location' => 'Location'
);

static $searchable_fields = array(
'Name' => array(
'field' => 'TextField',
'filter' => 'PartialMatchFilter',
),
'Contact' => array(
'field' => 'TextField',
'filter' => 'PartialMatchFilter',
),
    'Address' => array(
'field' => 'TextareaField',
'filter' => 'PartialMatchFilter',
),
    'City' => array(
'field' => 'TextField',
'filter' => 'PartialMatchFilter',
),
    'Location.Name' => array(
       'title' => 'Location',
'field' => 'TextField',
'filter' => 'PartialMatchFilter',
),
    'Postcode' => array(
'field' => 'NumericField',
       'filter' => 'ExactMatchFilter',
),
    'FullStockist' => array(
       'title' => 'Is a full stockist?',
'field' => 'CheckboxField',
       'filter' => 'ExactMatchFilter',
),
    'Location.InAustralia' => array(
       'title' => 'Only in Australia?',
'field' => 'CheckboxField',
       'filter' => 'ExactMatchFilter',
)
);

static $summary_fields = array(
'Name',
    'City',
'Location.Name' => 'Location',
    'Phone',
    'FullStockist'
);

function getCMSFields() {
// test
      $fields = new FieldSet();
      $fields->push(new TextField('Name', 'Business Name'));
      return $fields;
}
}

?>

StockistAdmin.php

<?php
/**
* Interface for maintaining stockists
*/
class StockistAdmin extends ModelAdmin {

protected static $managed_models = array(
'Stockist',
'Location'
);

static $url_segment = 'stockists';
static $menu_title = 'Stockists';

}

?>

Inside my config file

Director::addRules(50, array('admin/stockists/$Class/$Action/$ID' => 'StockistAdmin'));

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Ben Gribaudo

Community Member, 181 Posts

19 February 2009 at 3:14am

Hi mi3ll,

Have you tried getting things working while using trunk? With the references to "Location" commented out (since I didn't have that model), the create button seemed to work fine on my system when I used a trunk checkout from yesterday.

Also, I think the Director::addRules line is unnecessary with the current version of ModelAdmin.

Hope this helps a little,
Ben

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mi3ll

Community Member, 24 Posts

19 February 2009 at 2:14pm

Edited: 19/02/2009 2:17pm

Hi bgribaudo,

Thanks for replying! Yes, using the daily build from 17-02-2009 worked! Of course the answer was so simple...

Thanks for telling me about that line, I tried using ModelAdmin in RC4 and it would not work without that line for me (I mean, adding this line produced more closely the results I wanted, but didn't really work xD)

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Fuzz10

Community Member, 787 Posts

24 February 2009 at 8:30am

I seem to be having the same problem in the final release 2.3.0.

Would you mind trying your code in the final release ?

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Fuzz10

Community Member, 787 Posts

24 February 2009 at 11:09pm

Ah.. my problem was solved by removing HTMLFields in the dataobject. ModelAdmin doesn't like those. ;)