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Attaching same image to several dtaobjects

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Community Member, 56 Posts

27 September 2012 at 12:42am

Edited: 27/09/2012 12:44am


I have an DataOject icluding an image file.
Once I ve uploaded the image I want to use it in multiple DataObject of the same Class.

But I alway get 'Forbidden' attaching the file to another dataobject.

I tried to set up a relation but it does not help:

class Bild extends DataObject{
	static $db=array(
	public static $has_one = array(
    	'Attachment' => 'CustomImage'
	public static $belongs_many_many = array (
	static $summary_fields = array(
      'Attachment.StripThumbnail' => '',
      'Beschreibung' => 'Beschreibung'
 	public function getCMSFields_forPopup() {
    // Profile picture field
    $bild = new UploadField('Attachment');
    $bild->allowedExtensions = array('jpg', 'png', 'gif');
    // Name, Description and Website fields
    return new FieldList(
      new TextField('Beschreibung', 'Beschreibung'),

class CustomImage extends Image{
	public static $has_many=array(

Version is 3.0.2
What s wrong?

Thanks in advance


Community Member, 4 Posts

21 May 2013 at 1:19am

did you found a solution, because i have the sae issue?