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help with burnbright/silverstripe-importexport module


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VanceK

Community Member, 18 Posts

13 July 2015 at 1:56am

Edited: 13/07/2015 2:49am

Hi, I am developing a website with Silverstripe 3.1.12 and find myself in a situation where I need to input a fair amount of data into a dataobject which contains several has_many and many_many relations. I feel it might be beneficial to utilize the burnbright/silverstripe-importexport module, and while the code snippets provided are understandable, I could really use a more comprehensive example on how to get started using this module, including where to insert the code (extension, dataobject, ModelAdmin...?) and how to write/update to related data objects. Is there maybe a more in-depth example or tutorial covering how to use this module? Thanks in advance for any and all help/suggestions.

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Pyromanik

Community Member, 419 Posts

14 July 2015 at 9:05pm

Edited: 14/07/2015 9:11pm

Have you tried looking at something like http://docs.silverstripe.org/en/3.1/developer_guides/customising_the_admin_interface/how_tos/extending_an_existing_modeladmin/ for some extra clues?
I'm not familiar with the module, but I don't imagine it being all that much more complex than others. Hopefully the docs (and/or the tutorials) can help you to understand :)

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timo

Community Member, 47 Posts

6 March 2017 at 9:39pm

Hi VanceK!
Did you find some examples on burnbright/silverstripe-importexport and would you please share them here on the forums?
Thanks. timo.