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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Do I need a custom content type, entity, module or field?

I'm working on a product information manager, and I have a content type of product which needs to reference stock and price levels for each supplier from a different database - these are stored as ...
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How to create a field in tests in Drupal 8

I am writing a test in drupal 8, in this test(simpletest) i create a content type(using drupalCreateContentType). I need in this content type create some fields. Now i need a taxonomy field, but will ...
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Setting database keys / index on fields

How do I specify that a field should have an index? I can only see references to indexes in the search api, but that seems to be something completely different. How would I also create compound ...
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Removing required attribute on user entity fields not working

I have added fields to user entity and make them required and show on registration page. So the user signing up have to fill all the fields. On the admin side these all fields are coming but i don't ...
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Changing value of min / max resolution for an image field dynamically based on a previous select list

Does anyone know if there is a way in Drupal 7 to change dynamically the value of minimum / maximum resolution for an image base on a previous select list. Example : I have a select with 3 elements ...
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Adding new fields using hook_field_schema_alter()

I have an entity whose field schema is already defined and now I am trying to add couple of fields to it. But I am not sure how to code it up using schema_alter.Below is an example on how I would ...
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Get field widget settings

In Drupal 7 they can be found in object that is returned by field_info_instance(). Is there a way to get widget settings for certain field name and bundle in Drupal 8?
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Attaching Conditional widget on Drupal Field

I have extended drupal user registration form by attaching fields to user entity. One of the field is to let user select duration. I have set it up as radio button. Form: When you started: (radio ...
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Using entity form display modes

I have created a custom form display mode my_mode for nodes and wish to display node form using this mode instead of default one at a custom page. How can I do it? ...
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display just the label from node_lode()

How to display just the label from the object returned by the function node_load(). the field_view_field() can hide the label and view the value but i want the converse.
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Validation and Setting value for Multi-value fields

Consider for a content type, there is a text field with multiple values capability activated. How can I check its values by $form_state inside the Validate/Submit function? How can I set its values ...
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Alter field (multiple values) to add more items/values of another field

In my case, I use Drupal Commerce (Kickstart 2x distribution) with a images field (multiples/unlimited values). I need to display all images of parent product AND images of their childrens ...
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Creating a Custom Editable Views Field

I am trying to create fields that can be used by the Editable Views Module which are from my own schema. I have not yet be successful in creating a complete implementation of the FieldAPI which has ...
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Field value of a content type is not saved

I have a content type (created through a feature) which has different fields. One field is a text field. It used to save data before but now it doesn't save any value. I checked in the table, the ...
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How to change integer field suffix base on value of other field

I have a content type property which has price as integer field and contract type as radio with options "Rent and Sale". I would like to change the price suffix depending on contract type option ...
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Looking how to update field before node saves

I am looking to update a field with another field before saving or when the node is updated. I want to update a field array's (field_location_test) longitude and latitude values to a field that has ...
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Drop-down select instead of selection box in custom field widget

I am creating a custom field for phone numbers. The field creates a phone record that contains the type of phone contact (work, home, etc), as well as the number and an extension... much like Apple's ...
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Adding a custom logo to the title in a Drupal 7 RSS feed

I'd like to add a custom logo after the title in my rss feed. Normally if there were an rss.xml I would add the after the tag, but in the admin panel for rss there doesn't seen to be a way to add a ...
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Add Another Item on Multivalued Field Fails on Custom Form

I have a custom module building a form with fields attached from various nodes using field_attach_form(). However, when I click "Add another item" on a field with unlimited values, a POST request is ...
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How to modify field_suffix after form submit?

I have a form with a custom suffix (#field_suffix) for a field. I need to change the suffix value after the form has been submitted. Which hook should I use to achieve this ? Sample Code : ...
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Display custom field setting

I have altered a field using the following code, It basically adds a setting to the list field type called tooltip_text so that I can render the contents of this field in the widget. function ...
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Get term value from user field and set that value to new field

How to get term from user field and set that to the field in node? When user is creating node I need to get term and set it to the node field. I have field_term_reference in user fields and in node I ...
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How to know the “name” of an input field of a commerce checkout form?

I need to find the name of an input field of a commerce checkout form to use in: form_set_error('NAME-HERE', t('Field cannot be left blank')); The html of the field is: <div ...
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Drupal 8 field API vs. $form_state

I am creating a field with Field API, and having it shown on user registration form. However, I need its value in order to make validation. For that purpose, I've used dpm($form_state) which gave me ...
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Required field set via hook_form_alter not fully working in Commerce Checkout form

I created a hook function to make a field required and visible. The targeted form is the Checkout Billing Form at: example.com/en/checkout/35 I have to mention that the site is build with the ...
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Add a user/author field formatter

i have a site where I use display suite for custom page display. And all works. Now I need to add a custom field formatter for the "Author" field, but I don't find how to link "author" to a new field ...
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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? [duplicate]

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 value (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 next to 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, ...