Use this tag for questions about the field API, how to use it, or which hooks are required to implement a field in a module; use "tag:fields" for questions about fields implemented in modules you are using.

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Converting existing autocomplete field to custom Drupal field

I have an existing autocomplete field outside of Drupal that uses jQuery UI's autocomplete functionality and makes a call to a custom PHP script to parse the input and return formatted data as JSONP. ...
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Multiple Field , same ajax callback

I created a custom field. The hook_field_widget_form has an submit element with an ajax callback: //Add more $element['add_zone'] = array( '#type' => 'submit', '#name' => ...
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Creating a custom FieldType (D8)

I'm trying to create a custom FieldType which provides the fields for a complete address (street, house_number, post_code and city). I created a FieldWidget, FieldFormatter and FieldType class and a ...
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Custom Field type was empty in views

Im build a module, and this module was add a new field type, and all its good, but when i try to use this field in view, its print empty.. no value.., but when I use delta field, its retrieve value .. ...
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Field API - which hook to use?

I have successfully created a field with my module and managed to show it on user registration form. The next step would be validating my field. There are two hooks for this, and I'm confused as to ...
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Custom Drupal field widget causing check_plain() error

I'm working on a custom field widget for Drupal 7. Everything appears to be working correct, but now I'm getting this error: Warning: htmlspecialchars() expects parameter 1 to be string, array ...
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Modify how Drupal builds fields on a per form basis

I want to change the way Drupal builds specific fields on a specific node edit/add form on my site. For example, when I use print drupal_render($form['textarea']); in my ...
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multiple entity type in entity field query

how to add mutilple entity_type and bundles in EntityFieldQuery? $query->entityCondition('entity_type', 'profile2') ->entityCondition('bundle', 'user_profile'); Is there any way to do ...
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Custom field widget: hook_field_is_empty()

I'm creating a custom module that has implemented these hooks: <?php /** * Implements hook_field_widget_info(). */ function MYMODULE_field_hook_info() { return array( 'CUSTOM_field' => ...
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Why isn't my programmaticlly created field showing up to be added to a content type

I'm trying to create a field that I can add to content types via my module, here is how I'm doing it: /* Create the field to hold RSVP info */ function kade_rsvp_enable(){ ...
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Custom Field Type hook_field_widget_form() not showing #title values

I have created a custom field type. When creating a piece of content with this field type I get a select list and a text area like the image below. However, I have stated that the '#title' for the ...
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Custom field widget that displays a button with JS action and a hidden textbox

I have no background in working with the Drupal API, so answers will have to explain it like I'm a child. I am trying to create a custom field module. The widget should show a button with JS onClick ...
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Save multi value in multi value field programmatically

apologize every one , my code was correct , I had a mistake in content type .2 similar content type with 2 similar image field :P but I let it and don't delete this because maybe be useful in futures ...
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how to get the response in JSON format?

I am using Drupal 7 Services to expose an API, The following is the code I am using to get some of the datails and It is giving the response interms of Arrays, But I don't want the response to be in ...
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prevent ignore empty field in multi value fields

let suppose I want to create a cast table, in one field with multi value write down actors and in another write down their roles, as example A has "role A" B has "role B" C (no role) D ...
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How can I attach a line item field to a custom checkout pane?

How can I attach a line item field (as form element) to a custom checkout pane ? I tried the following with commerce_line_item_save($line_item); function MODULE_pane_checkout_form($form, ...
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Is it wrong to programatically create an entity without its required fields?

This is a general question, but based on a specific situation. In Commerce the standard way of customising a product AFAIK is to use Commerce Customizable Products. It allows you to create different ...
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Setting up a multi-value field with a fixed amount of values (not unlimited) but with add another items button [closed]

I want to set the number of values for a field to 3 but with add another item button after the first field. This button should disappear if number of items is equal to 3.
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Creating a Custom Field Type for Fieldable Entities

Problem My custom field type will not save data. Every time I save the entity it is attached to (it doesn't matter what entity I do this on) the value always comes out NULL and SQL throws an error ...
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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 ...