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Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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Add name of member who uploaded file to file object

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Community Member, 215 Posts

9 June 2009 at 6:54pm

Hi guys,

I am using the FileDataObjectManager to upload documents but wondered how to record the name of the user who uploads the file into the data object. I can do this using a front end form by doing something similar to this:

In the form submit function:
$member = Member::currentUser();
$firstname = $member->FirstName;
$lastname = $member->Surname;
$image->UploadMember = $firstname . " " . $lastname;

But I'm no sure how to do it with the objectmanager. Any ideas? Thanks


Forum Moderator, 4102 Posts

10 June 2009 at 3:12am

Good idea. Put it in Feature Requests.


Community Member, 215 Posts

10 June 2009 at 11:44am

Hey UncleCheese, I'm not sure if is worth putting it in as a feature request as it is actually super easy to do - I just added this to my dataobject class:

	public function populateDefaults(){
   		$Name = Member::currentUser();
		$firstName = $Name->FirstName;
		$lastName = $Name->Surname;

    	$this->UploadMember = $firstName.' '.$lastName;

Might be useful for someone else :)


Forum Moderator, 4102 Posts

10 June 2009 at 1:58pm

Yeah, but it should do that out of the box. Every other file upload interface in SS does it.