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[SOLVED] Automatic scaffolding not returning the correct number of children


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Xananax Prozaxx

Community Member, 11 Posts

21 October 2011 at 2:50am

Edited: 21/10/2011 2:52am

Ok So I have these two models:

class NewsPage extends Page {
static $has_many = array ('News' => 'News');
}
class News extends DataObject{
static $has_one = array('Parent'=>'NewsPage');
}

(I am omitting details, but there is nothing out of the ordinary, simply $db, $summary_fields, and getCMSFields()).

In my template, if I <% control News %>, I get 4 news. But there are 10.
If I add this function in my NewsPage:

	function News(){
		return DataObject::get('News','ParentID="'.$this->ID.'"');
	}

It works. This has me quite baffled; isn't the automatic $NewsPage->News function supposed to be doing just that?
Note that if I call the function getNews() I get only 4 news again.

Also, I checked in the database and all News objects have a correct ParentID set.

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martimiz

Forum Moderator, 1391 Posts

21 October 2011 at 6:50am

If you set the site in dev mode, and then do a ?showqueries=1 you can at least take a look at the query and see wat it's doing...

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Xananax Prozaxx

Community Member, 11 Posts

21 October 2011 at 12:44pm

Ok got it...Very stupid of me.
There is this customized Page class that I recycle across sites, and it has a News($number=4) function, usually for displaying stuff in sidebars.