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Writing a field formatter for D6

So I'm almost embarrassed to ask this, but it's been so long since I've touched Drupal 6. We've been asked for something which requires another Field Formatter for a File field. Form the code below, ...
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Custom field not saving updates

I've created a widget which has two textfields and a hidden uniqid. One of these fields is for the name of an item, the other is the number of people who can be involved in that item. These save ...
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Turn off revisions for content types that contain certain types of fields (e.g. Field Collection)

The Field Collection module does not support revisions. Yes there are lots of patches which are still under review. But what I want to do is create a module that on the node edit screen, queries the ...
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Custom field API translation issues

D7 site: Locale and Entity translation modules are enabled.. using translatable fields. I have a custom field created in a module, for holding product specs. When admin enters specs in one language, ...
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Get taxonomy term field value?

I have some taxonomy terms that have an image field in them. I am trying to get the value of the image field in my templates. How can I do this? The field's name is field_header_image. I have this so ...
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Programmatically add PDF file to user

So using the 'file' module i have added a field to the user table called 'user_files'. What i want to know if how can i programmatically add a file to the user, so that it is displayed on the users ...
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Remove classes from field display

When fields are rendered they have classes. For example here is the template for a taxonomy term reference field: <div class="<?php print $classes; ?> clearfix"<?php print $attributes; ...
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compare terms from userterm and node term

I have users and nodes. bith have the same term referende field: field_area goal is to display a message in node.tpl.php when: - user has term 'south' - node has term 'south' i have used the field ...
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Using taxonomy field to build custom image field formatter

I want my file-entity 'image' to be displayed with a custom formatter applying conditional markup: when a taxonomy-term-field, which is attached to my file-entity, contains terms, then the link should ...
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field widget with multiple input fields

I need to create a custom field widget that is actually a 2 input fields group. I also need to save these values (I guess this is done through hook_field_schema()) The main problem is that I'm a ...
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Multiple Select with Array of Values - Field Type API

I'm creating a custom field type that is a multi-select with the ability to add new options to it via AJAX. I've created the multi-select and successfully have it storing values in the database as a ...
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How can I use View modes for entity without bundles?

I have an entity that has no bundles(ie. it has itself as a - 1 - bundle) and I need to be able to use View modes for it. My understnading is that the Field UI needs the 'bundle of' entity to exist ...
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Limit/nullify entity reference query/loading of select options, if using hook form alter to populate with ajax

I have added an entity reference field to a profile2 profile entity. The entity type referenced by this field will contain thousands of results (university courses). I have used hook_form_alter to add ...
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Rendering arbitrary field values without a parent entity in Drupal 8

I would like to expose to the user their choice of field formatters and the respective field formatter options. The selected formatter would then render an arbitrary array of items in the same format ...
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Pager on Widget Form Query

The module is a small custom widget for the entity reference field. It creates a list of nodes that allows for multiple selections. Is it possible to paginate the results of the query even though ...
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Custom widget taxonomy illegal value

When it goes trough taxonomy_field_validate on submit i get the error: illegal value. When i check th $items wich get passed to the function i see tath they got the wrong format: $item = array( 0 => ...
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Custom ajax field validates title

I have been trying to create a custom field which uses ajax to pull in values into it. The field is made up of a url and a content field, the ajax button uses the url field to fetch some content and ...
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how can I hide field collection item

I know I can hide form field element by $form['element']['#attributes']['style'][] = 'display:none;'; or hide($form['element']); but when I try to hide field collection element by ...
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Add additional values to a field using Form API?

I'm using the Form API to build out an admin form. One of the things I need to do is to be able to add additional values to a particular field (in my case unlimited values), similarly to how you'd ...
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Add custom fields to image field

I have a case where I need to add three custom fields to each image in an image field to hold data. The content of these fields will not be displayed, but will only be indexed into Solr so they can ...
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Webform: Time Field - Changing Variable Increments

I've been looking into a way to alter the intervals for the minutes in my time field on my webform in Drupal 7. Making the minute dropdown list to be in 15m or 30m instead of 1m. How would I access ...
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User List of user roles in List field af a content type

I would like to add a new field type in my content type. The field is of the type List(Text) and the possible values should be the list of user roles in the system. Is there a way to do it without ...
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What is the order of return value for field_info_instances?

I've used field_info_instances function to retrieve all fields info under a content type. field_info_instances('$entity_type','$bundle_name'). As from API page, If $entity_type is not set, return ...
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Why does field_get_items() sometimes return “blank”

field_get_items('node', $my_node_object, 'field_[fieldname]') is returning the string 'blank'. Not an array, not NULL, but a string reading 'blank'. It's causing errors in media_wysiwyg module. What ...
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Field collection - child fields adding class and weight

I've recently installed the Field collection module on Drupal 7. I have a field collection filled with 3 fields: field_text_section field_image_position field_image_section field_image_position ...
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How do I add custom validation constraints to Entity fields? [duplicate]

I'm trying to add validation (i.e. constraints) to a field added to a specific (node) entity. As per documentation here https://drupal.org/node/2015613 i'm trying to change the Field Definition to ...
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Add field formatter settings to all field formats

I would like to be able to modify the display of any field formatter. To to this I think the best approach is to add settings to all field display formats. Alternatively, I could create my own field ...
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Incorrect array depth when saving custom field

I have a module that implements all necessary hooks for a custom field api. I can see hook_field_validate() and hook_field_is_empty() working properly and values are also available on hook_pre_save() ...
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field_attach_form: multi-image is not working on ajax

I am using custom form and in a fieldset I am assigning field which is from content type I get by using field_attach form. When I attach it directly it is working fine. But when I use it attaching to ...
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How to use a field as an entity's property

My module provides its own entity. I need my entity to have a link field with multiple values. The module link is suitable for this. At install hook, I create a field and a field instance of link ...
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Dealing with #disabled and #access in hook_field_validate

is there any way to disable hook_field_validate when the corresponding field widget is disabled (via #disabled = true or #access = false) in corresponding form? Or, alternatively, is there at least ...
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Unable to retrieve user id of edited user from $entity in hook_field_validate

I have this little problem with a custom field that is bundled with user. In its validation function I need to have access to the user id of the user whose field is being edited. What that means is, ...
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How to convert a unix timestamp field in views

I'm keeping a Unix timestamp in a text field. In Views, I want to convert it to a readable date. This is a commerce view, and the field is a custom field of an order. Can I use ...
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Is there any API to get corresponding field in a custom content type?

I have drupal 7 and created a custom "content type" with several fields. just imagine i have: title field subtitle field I need to search the data. I want to search titles and when i found my ...
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How should i get corresponding field value for taxonomy filed attached?

I use drupal 7. I created a content type with these fields: one field to upload a file to private folder a taxonomy field (for that file) my problem: i can save one file with one taxonomy! but ...
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Add new field/field instances to my custom entity when installing module? [duplicate]

I have created a module that creates/declare a new entity type/bundle. I want to create a new field(Field API) and field instance to attach to the bundle but I don't know where to put my code? I ...
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How To get custom entity field show up in rules actions - drupal 7

I am using drupal 7. I have a textfield from a custom module (birthday module) on a user account entity which i named "field_birthday" but when i try to create a rule that will apply on the field, it ...
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How to display all values of List (text) instead of just the selected ones?

When viewing a node, how can I display all values of a List (text) instead of just the selected ones. So, instead of displaying: B (good) I want to display all values, with some markup telling ...
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Dynamic list of select field

I have created list field for content type. My allowed values list is huge and dynamic. Is there any way i can use this field and dynamically create allowed values list, without saving all options in ...
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How to change the order of the fields returns by field_info_instances() function? [duplicate]

I am using field_info_instances() function to get all the fields of a content type and display it in a csv file. but the problem is I can't change the order of the fields return by this function. ...
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Adding attributes to field_view_value

I'm using the following function to render a image field in a template, this works great but I would also like to add a custom alt attribute to the image: function <module>_render_field($node, ...
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Simple way to pull taxonomies

I am building a module to that uses taxonomy, I would like to use drupal functions as much as possible vs going to the database directly. In addition I am using the Field Module to add additional ...
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How to store a list of bundles in a select field (programmatically)?

I need to be able to present a list of available bundles (in this case, Commerce Line Item types) as a select field on an entity, so I can use the value in a custom module. Suggestions? I've tried ...
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How to programmatically set a node field as empty?

I have some nodes of a content type with following fields: title body image I want to programmatically (!important) set the body field as empty (to make it like it was never set with any value). ...
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field_view_value returns null for boolean field

I have a custom field field_sold which contains a single boolean value. I'm trying to use the following function to retrieve the content of the field, but it always seems to return null: function ...
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Can't disable module when it defines an field type used by a custom entity

I have created a module that creates a custom entity (using hook_entity_info etc.), defines a field type (using hook_field_schema and hook_field_info), and then creates an instance of the field type ...
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hook_field_schema not being used

I'm trying to create a field with an additional property (or column) to define an extra relationship to a taxonomy term. I have this in my module file: /** * Implements hook_field_info(). */ ...
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How to add an image field to a programmatically created form?

Basically I want to create a block with my module which's edit page has a few content fields and two image upload fields. When visiting the node where this block is rendered, I want to render the ...
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How to sort field_info_instances return value by field weight?

I'm using field_info_instances function to retrieve all fields info under a content type. (ex: field_info_instances('node','bundle_name') ). But the return array fields are not ordered as I expected. ...
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Drupal function field_get_items vs user_load

In Drupal, I want to read a custom field value for a group of users while logged into an admin account. I only need 1 field value from each user, the same field and I do not need this information ...