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Community Member, 114 Posts

18 November 2009 at 8:09am

Edited: 18/11/2009 8:10am

I've gotten some strange behavior trying to put a ManyManyComplexTableField into a DataObject. When I put in the following code and try to create a new entry I just get a blank box and my PHP logs say "Call to a member function MyUnits() on a non-object in /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/ss_clean/sapphire/forms/HasManyComplexTableField.php" - but when I try to edit an existing record I get the table I want but nothing gets saved when I updated even though it says it went through.

class Person extends DataObject {

static $db = array(
'FirstName' => 'Text',
'LastName' => 'Text',
'Role' => 'Text',
'Email' => 'Text'

static $has_one = array(
'HeadShot' => 'Image',

static $many_many = array (
'MyUnits' => 'Unit'

function getCMSFields_forPopup() {
$fields = new FieldSet();

$fields->push( new TextField( 'FirstName', 'First Name' ) );
$fields->push( new TextField( 'LastName', 'Last Name' ) );
$fields->push( new TextField( 'Email' ) );

$fields->push(new DropdownField('Role', 'Role', array(
'Alumni' => 'Alumni',
'Faculty' => 'Faculty',
'Staff' => 'Staff',
'Student' =>'Student'
)), 'Content'

$fields->push(new ImageField('HeadShot'));

$fields->push(new ManyManyComplexTableField(
array('Name' => 'Unit Name')

return $fields;


so when I take out the "push->(new ManyMany..." I can create a new record, but when I put it back in it only shows on edit - but nothing gets saved. I'm not sure if I'm explaining this clearly as I'm honestly confused...


Community Member, 114 Posts

18 November 2009 at 8:27am

realized this was the wrong forum - moved question to here: