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Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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Truncating Text Field In CMS View of DOM

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Community Member, 37 Posts

11 February 2012 at 12:10am


I'd like to reduce the number of characters of a text field as displayed in the CMS view of the DOM, as the rows are getting ridiculously large in proportion to the overall view!

I managed to implement this kind of thing for an image field:

    public function getDOMThumbnail() 
                        return $this->Image()->CroppedImage(150,150); 

Where 'DOMThumbnail' is placed in the DOM array. But can find no similar example of how to reduce a text field, in this case its an HTMLtext field, nor have any of my attempts/experiments from reading through the api docs really helped much either in solving the problem. Seems like it should be pretty simple really?!

~ Sean