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Renaming and sort order of tabs (like main)

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Community Member, 56 Posts

16 March 2012 at 6:00am

Hello again.

I want to rename and sort the given structure of the dataobject tabs.
The dataobject got several tabs (main, adress, metadata, contactperson, usage,house). I used this code to rename(translate).

//Overide the tab labels in ModellAdmin
	static $field_labels = array(
		'Main' => 'Objektdaten',
		'Adress' => 'Adresse',
		'Usage' => 'Nutzung',
		'House' => 'Hausdaten',
		'Contactperson' => 'Ansprechpartner',
		'Metadata' => 'System'

But I'm not able to rename 'Main' and 'Metadata' and the order of the tabs is not affected. How to get this done?

Thanks for you help. Pipifix.


Forum Moderator, 1899 Posts

16 March 2012 at 6:13am

I'm going to disagree with moving the main tab - but that is my preference I guess.

The simplest way to re-order tabs that are scafollded is to change the order they are defined in the has_one/has_many/many_many.
Other than that I'd remove the tab and then add it again in the order I'd like.

I think I have tried the re-order and it didn't work out for me.


Community Member, 56 Posts

16 March 2012 at 7:25am

Oh, thats what i call a fast reply. Thanks.

But i can actually not change the order they are defined. Main and metadata are populated by the databjects-as-pages-module, adress is populated by the the adressable-module. The rest is by my own scaffolding.
It was a wish of my client (a little bit oldfashioned guy) to rename the main tab. i guess have to 'advice' him to leave it well alone.

For the order I'll give the remove/add-thing a try.

Greetings from germany. Pipifix