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Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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SortOrder increment before addFieldToTab

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Community Member, 15 Posts

26 October 2011 at 12:47am

Edited: 26/10/2011 12:52am

I can get SortOrder Value in Admin Backend with SortOrder in DataObjectManager array like this:

$f->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.Mysite", new DataObjectManager(




			array('Thumb' => 'Thumb','Name' => 'Name','Url' => 'Url','Category'=>'Category','Languages'=>'Languages','Countries' => 'Countries','SortOrder' => 'SortOrder'),



I have no idea how to increment the value in this Page Model. How can i access SortOrder before addFieldToTab?


Community Member, 15 Posts

27 October 2011 at 2:03am

I added a function to the corresponding Data Object.

Like described in datamodel i have overwritten the getSortOder funct.

function getSortOrder() {
      // SortOrder is not working
      //return $this->SortOrder;


But i can not access the field SortOrder. With Name, like in the code it works.

i thought it could be perhaps


but don't work.

I have not defined SortOrder, this field is from Dataobjectmodel auto generated per _config.php


In Admin Backend first element shows nothing because SortOrder=0. That's why i like to override getSortOrder with - something like -

return ($this-SortOrder+1);