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ModelAdmin with list


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joelg

Community Member, 134 Posts

10 June 2009 at 1:53am

Hi Everyone

I'm pretty new on ModelAdmin, but it's up and running and really great. However, instead of having this boring message: " Welcome to SilverStripe CMS. Please choose one of the entries in the left pane", I would like to show a list in the right pane based on the data in my ModelAdmin.

These are my files:

<?php
class RegionsAdmin extends ModelAdmin {
	protected static $managed_models = array(
		'Region'	
	);
	static $url_segment = 'regioner'; // will be linked as /admin/mycrm
	static $menu_title = 'Regions';
}
?>

<?php
class Region extends DataObject {
	static $db = array(
		'Navn' => 'Text',
		'Hovedstad' => 'Text', 
		'Areal' => 'Text',
		'Indbyggere' => 'Text',
		'Vine' => 'Text' 
	);
	static $searchable_fields = array(
		'Navn',
		'Hovedstad',
		'Areal',
		'Indbyggere',
		'Vine'
	);
	static $summary_fields = array(
		'Navn',
		'Hovedstad',
		'Vine'
	);
	function getCMSFields() { 
		$fields = parent::getCMSFields();
		
		return $fields; 
		}
	}
?>

But how do I create a list based on my Regions class?

Joel

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Ingo

Forum Moderator, 801 Posts

14 June 2009 at 10:23pm

You can overload the right template by adding a new Layout template called RegionAdmin_right.ss (see ModelAdmin_right.ss for clues on the necessary markup). You can then extend your RegionAdmin class the same way you would with any other template+controller combination to fetch a DataObjectSet and display it through a <% control %> in the template. Specifically for performing a search by default in ModelAdmin, please follow this ticket: http://open.silverstripe.com/ticket/3693

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joelg

Community Member, 134 Posts

22 March 2010 at 12:31am

Hi Ingo

Did this feature about performing a search by default ever get implemented? If so, how do I get a search click by deafult?

Joel

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Ingo

Forum Moderator, 801 Posts

13 April 2010 at 8:40pm

The ticket I've referenced in the post you've answered is still open, right? ;)

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joelg

Community Member, 134 Posts

13 April 2010 at 8:54pm

Well, I tried, but nothing really happend. Should the

$default_search = true
just work?

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jaybee

Community Member, 49 Posts

9 December 2010 at 4:12pm

Anyone know how to get the "search by default" thing to work?

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dendeffe

Community Member, 135 Posts

9 December 2010 at 8:29pm

You can do it with JavaScript. For instance for a ModelAdmin for a 'Product' DataObject:

Javascript: http://pastie.org/1361257
PHP: http://pastie.org/1361261

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jaybee

Community Member, 49 Posts

10 December 2010 at 10:52am

Thanks dendeffe that worked great!