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DBField: Is it possible to get access to the owner DataObject?

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Community Member, 39 Posts

4 May 2017 at 11:14pm


this question may have a simple solution, but unfortunately I was not able to solve it by looking at the source code of DBField.

I have a custom DBField, actually inherited from Text, so let's define it for example like this:

class CustomField extends Text
    // ...
    public function getValue()
        //Some custom logic to retrieve the value
    // ...

Is there any way for me to find out which DataObject owns this particular field? I would need this information in the getValue() method. Something like $this->owner like we are able to use in Extensions or something different?

Thanks! :)