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Extending member fields

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Community Member, 23 Posts

17 June 2008 at 12:57am

Edited: 17/06/2008 12:58am

Hey There,

I managed to extend the members with an extra class (db table).

  // define the db-fields
   static $db = array('Adres'  => 'Varchar',		
   					   'Postcode'  => 'Varchar',		
   					   'Woonplaats'  => 'Varchar',		
   					   'Telefoon'  => 'Varchar',		
   					   'Mobiel'  => 'Varchar',		
   					   'Geslacht'  => 'Varchar',		
   					   'Geboortedatum'  => 'Date'
   // Every profile has one member and one photo
   static $has_one = array(
		'Foto' => 'Image'

When i public view the profile i get all field by a $oMember = Member::get_by_id('Member',2);

I also get a Field called FotoID. But how can i view that image?

I tried :

<% control Foto %>
			Foto id = $ID
			<% control CroppedImage(103,105) %>
				<img id="profielImage"alt="<% control Member %>$FirstName $Surname<% end_control %>" title="<% control Member %>$FirstName $Surname<% end_control %>"src="$URL" />
			<% end_control %>
		<% end_control %>

But it doesn't render the image.

Please help :)



Forum Moderator, 5523 Posts

17 June 2008 at 10:53am

This is a annoying little thing ive noticed but you get a ID returned so what you need to do is add another method to use that ID to get the photo and return the file.

so you would need a method like

function FotoFile() {
return ($this->FotoID) ? DataObject::get_by_id("File", $this->FotoID) : false;

Then instead of using $Foto in the Template you would use $FotoFile for the Control.