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Community Member, 81 Posts

28 February 2009 at 1:41am

If I have Categories and Products and I perform a control to get all the Products in a Category and I want to be able to access the Page_Controller of the Products in the Category page. How would I do it?


<% control getProducts %>
$ID : $Title

<% end_control %>

Carbon Crayon

Community Member, 598 Posts

1 March 2009 at 11:30pm

If you are on any other page to a CategoryPage try putting a 'GetCategory()' function in your ProductPage model so that you can return the category page from within a control block. You still won't be able to access the CategoryPage_Controller though, so put the functions you need to access into the model class. Then you could do something like this:

<% control GetProducts %>

<% end_control %>

If you are on a Category page then $Top.CategoryFunction should work fine.