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getting variable from another class


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grilldan

Community Member, 135 Posts

25 February 2009 at 11:02am

Edited: 25/02/2009 11:57am

I need to get a variable from another class in the same file, for a widget I am making.

GalleryUpload.php

class GalleryUpload extends Widget {
	static $db = array(
				"GalleryName" => "varchar", //gallery name
				"Location" => "varchar", //location of folder to upload files to
				"Redirect" => "varchar" //landing page after user uploads image
						);	
...
}
class GalleryUpload_Controller extends Controller {
...
	function doForm($data, $form) {
	   $file = new File();
	   $file->loadUploaded($_FILES['FileTypeID'], "/galleries/" . $this->Location ); // HERE
	
	   // Redirect to a page thanking people for registering
	   Director::redirect( $this->Redirect ); // HERE
	}

}

On the lines that say "//HERE" are the variables I need from above. I have tried several things, just to see if it would work, but no luck.

How could I get the variables from "class GalleryUpload" into "class GalleryUpload_Controller"?

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Hamish

Community Member, 712 Posts

25 February 2009 at 12:14pm

Just use $this-> GalleryName or whatever. Variables from the dataobject are available from it's controller.

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grilldan

Community Member, 135 Posts

25 February 2009 at 1:21pm

Edited: 25/02/2009 1:39pm

That was the first thing I tried, but $this->Anything will always be blank. Is there another way?

*edit*
It is a submit form, so I am going to try session variables to set $this->Location, and $this->Redirect, and see how that works out. I would still like some better ideas though.

*edit*
Sessions worked :D