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EditableFormFields with PageID == 0

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Community Member, 94 Posts

11 June 2007 at 2:01pm


if you create a new UserDefinedForm (a contact form), add a few fields and save it, then there are EditableFormFields with PageID == 0. When you create a second new contact page, you see these fields in the new contact page. To fix this, I propose the following patch:

--- FieldEditor.orig2 2007-06-11 13:50:30.000000000 +1200
+++ FieldEditor.php 2007-06-11 13:54:01.000000000 +1200
@@ -70,13 +70,15 @@
$newEditableData = $_REQUEST[$name][$newEditableID];

// if( is_numeric( $newEditableID ) )
- $editable = DataObject::get_one( 'EditableFormField', "`ParentID`='{$record->ID}' AND `EditableFormField`.`ID`='$newEditableID'" );
+ //`ParentID`=0 is for the new page
+ $editable = DataObject::get_one( 'EditableFormField', "(`ParentID`='{$record->ID}' OR `ParentID`=0) AND `EditableFormField`.`ID`='$newEditableID'" );

// check if we are updating an existing field
if( $editable && $missingFields[$editable->ID] )
unset( $missingFields[$editable->ID] );

// create a new object
+ // this should be now obsolete
if( !$editable && !empty( $newEditableData['Type'] ) && class_exists( $newEditableData['Type'] ) ) {
$editable = new $newEditableData['Type']();
$editable->ID = 0;
@@ -87,6 +89,9 @@

if( $editable ) {
+ if($editable->ParentID == 0) {
+ $editable->ParentID = $record->ID;
+ }

This patch does not solve the situation, when the user discards changes in the new contact form, though :-( The new fields should be created just by javascript in the browser. They should be created in the database when saving the draft.


Community Member, 231 Posts

15 June 2007 at 10:44am

Ok, this patch has been applied. You are right about it not completely solving the problem, I've creates a ticket so this should get fixed sometime.