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Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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Can DataObjects have Controllers?

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Community Member, 10 Posts

13 January 2011 at 4:31pm

Edited: 13/01/2011 4:32pm


Can DataObjects have controllers like:

class SomeObject extends DataObject {

class SomeObject_Controller extends ContentController {

and would that controller work the same way the page controllers work?

I've tried a few different ways of doing this but the methods inside the controller aren't recognized on the page.



Forum Moderator, 4102 Posts

13 January 2011 at 6:14pm

No, a DataObject is just arbitrary data. It doesn't know anything about templates or controllers. You'll have to build a custom page controller to display the content of a DataObject.

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